have you read blackmoore or edenbrooke?! whether you have, or will want to very soon, this episode is sure to bring back wanderlust as award-winning author julianne donaldson takes you through her process writing the novels & traveling for her research. she has a brand new book, “come, sweet day”, out that is so different from her romance novels and ever so timely -- julianne used her gift over the last few years in new ways to help she and her kids get through some incredibly hard times together. the result from this labor is a beyond-beautiful collection of short stories and poems that effortlessly flow together, gently offering hope and comfort at a time when many of us need just that. sections include: my wilderness, grace, light, home, & mercy. julianne reads a couple pieces during our interview...oh they are wonderful! one that i absolutely love is on pages 80 & 81: all about the journey to our own promised land. on pages 42 & 43 is another i adore about winter, birds, and hope...it’s lovely. keep an eye out for julianne’s 6 week creative writing course coming in the fall, as well as her regency retreat in september that will be a weekend to never forget as you step back in time and join the pages of julianne’s romance novels...it’s going to be unforgettable!
julianne’s website (juliannedonaldson.com)
come, sweet day
get tickets to julianne’s regency retreat (tickets on sale june 1st!)
see all of julianne’s novels & poetry collection on amazon
julianne’s writing tips page
keep an eye out for julianne’s 6 week creative writing course coming in the fall
bird by bird - some instructions on writing and life by anne lamott
story genius - how to use brain science to go beyond outlining and write a riveting novel by lisa cron
on writing - a memoir of the craft by stephen king
WriteOut - teen writing camp at SUU
league of writers - find your local chapter
scbwi - society of children's book authors and illustrators
romance writers of america
writing and illustrating for young readers conference
ltue - life the universe & everything symposium for science fiction writers
american night writers association (for night owls)
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