Tag Archives: UW Madison Writers Institute

Literary Mary Chats with Kristin Oakley

Welcome to the November edition of Literary Mary Chats. Today’s guest is a longtime friend and fellow writer, Kristin Oakley. Kristin Oakley’s debut novel, Carpe Diem, Illinois, won the 2014 Chicago Writers Association Book of the Year Award for non-traditionally published fiction, … Continue reading

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So, you want to write a book…

I gave a presentation at the DeKalb Public Library Author Fair titled, “So, you want to write a book…” I opened with this startling statistic: Did you know 90% of people SAY they want to write a book? Based on reported goal percentages, … Continue reading

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The “In” Crowd!

I’m in with the “In” crowd I go where the “In” crowd goes I’m in with the “In” crowd And I know what the “In” crowd knows Sure, my friends and I are smart and cool and tons of fun, but … Continue reading

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