December 7, 2012

Interview: Shaena Lambert

Shaena Lambert talks about when a character became real to her, and other writing insights.
November 30, 2012


Book review and analysis of writing technique. Daisy Lawrence is hosting Keiko, a Hiroshima Maiden: a survivor of the bomb, the recipient of free American plastic surgery to remove her scars, and a poster child for the anti-bomb movement that funded her trip.
November 10, 2012

Interview: Jean Kwok

Jean Kwok talks about the need to be separate from personal experiences when shaping memory into fiction.
November 3, 2012

Girl in Translation

Book review and analysis of writing technique. Girl in Translation captured me from the start. You feel as though you’re reading a diary, an account of true events and not a work of fiction.
October 27, 2012

Interview: Katherine Govier

Katherine Govier, author of The Ghost Brush, talks about shoes, courtesan slang, historical research and the writer's life.
October 22, 2012

The Ghost Brush

Book review and analysis of writing technique. The Ghost Brush is firmly on my list of Top 10 books. The writing is masterful and immersive, the characters are memorable, and the premise intriguing