Tag Archives: Trials of Life

#Sex in Serious #Literature: How Much and How Explicit?

Before attending Birmingham Writers’s Group’s (BWG) anonymous manuscript meeting last Wednesday evening, I submitted a short chapter from my current W.I.P. Since my new book is still in its early stages, I will not release details as to exactly what … Continue reading

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#Review of Trials of Life

Vanessa Wu rated it 5 of 5 stars  I spent a good while reading this book and returned to it many times to re-read passages and think about what I’d read. It stirred up many emotions because the situations were … Continue reading

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Meeting Pearl Zhang, Protagonist of “Journey to the West” Trilogy – #CharacterInterview

Please tell us, who is Pearl? My Chinese name is Zhenzhu,  珍珠, and Pearl is a direct English translation. Partly inspired by Pearl S Buck, the author named her protagonist after her literary idol in The Same Moon, Trials of Life and Land … Continue reading

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How to Write Dialogue – An #IndieAuthor’s Ultimate Guidebook

Have you ever met stranger at a party who started a long, boring monologue which you couldn’t wait to get away from? Or were you sitting next to someone at a dinner table who just would not shut up? I … Continue reading

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