Tag Archives: John Grisham

Reverse Writing

“The power of imagination makes us infinite.” John Muir One of the many joys of penning this KWD blog is the comments and “likes” that I receive, so please, keep them coming! Often, I’ll visit the site of someone who … Continue reading

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Publishing Palace

“But words are things, and a small drop of ink, Falling like dew upon a thought, produces That which makes thousands, perhaps millions, think.” Lord Byron There it was, looming before me — the crystal palace! What a delight to … Continue reading

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Story Sketching

Some of us like to know where we’re going and some of us like surprises. I remember reading that John Grisham, for example, meticulously plots his novels from beginning to end. Before he starts writing, it’s not unusual for him … Continue reading

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Grisham Coaches

Mmmm…not a bad neighbor to have: John Grisham. Author Tony Vanderwarker is lucky enough to live near the mega-successful writer and with John’s coaching help, Tony spent two years crafting a novel called Sleeping Dogs. He also wrote a memoir … Continue reading

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Getting Better

“This is the kind of book story that built Grisham’s reputation as a lion of the literary thriller. The Racketeer is guilty of only one thing: keeping us engaged until the very last page.” USA Today Review Wow! Guess the … Continue reading

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Moving Ahead

“I seriously doubt I would ever have written the first story had I not been a lawyer. I never dreamed of being a writer. I wrote only after witnessing a trial.” John Grisham Reading success stories about struggling authors who’ve … Continue reading

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Book Benders

How are books being published in today’s marketplace: let me count the ways! Upended by digital derring-do, major publishers are experimenting with everything from video trailers to multimedia books in an effort to keep sales from sliding. Still, when a … Continue reading

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