It was a Wednesday morning when I got the call my daddy had died.
I wasted a lot of time when I first started writing trying to make the first draft for a still-unpublished manuscript perfect. It wasn’t until I had written a few manuscripts that I learned a very valuable lesson: The first draft is not supposed to be perfect when you finish.
Prolific author Jacquelin Thomas has a passion for writing and for helping aspiring authors launch their writing careers. Thomas burst onto the literary scene in 1997 with her novel Hidden Blessings, and since that time has published more than 50 books, including her latest, Jezebel’s Daughter, which was released in June.
Here are a few events to start getting you in the holiday spirit this weekend in the Magic City. George Benson Legendary musician George Benson will perform on Friday, November 13 at 8 p.m. at the Alys Stephens Center. This event marks Benson’s first visit to Birmingham in four decades. Purchase tickets for this must-see performance.
Most of us have been there.
It’s hard to believe it’s time to start thinking about the holidays again. Even though they normally bring some measure of stress, Thanksgiving is one of the few times of year I get in the kitchen and actually throw down. I’m talking up at the crack of dawn, working over a hot stove until late […]
You’ve made the decision to write a book, but then it hits you as you sit down to write and encounter the blank page: You have no clue what you’re doing.
I’ve been a Brenda Jackson fan since I worked with her while I was the consulting editor for Arabesque romance.
Movies and more are happening in the Magic City this weekend.
I love helping others, but I’m not a huge fan of asking for help.