The Writer's Life

breaking down boundaries to the exuberant life of writing

Hello Everyone!!! I hope you are all having a Happy Halloween and for many of my writer friends, it is NaNoWriMo time tomorrow!! I am so happy you stopped by to say, “Hello.” So, the short answer to, Where the Hell have I been? Nose to the grindstone – WORKING, Blah!!! I work in three […]

Happy Easter to Everyone! Is anyone else feeling the urge for a Creativity Renewal this spring? I’m feeling a little more tired and frumpy since last summer. This has been a long, gray, cold winter for many of us. We are promised 60 degree weather and sun for Easter in Minnesota. So, I can feel that […]

We all need our Muses to inspire our writing life . Some of my Muses are Meow-ses. Here are my two new little cuties! I LOVE baby kitties, and we have just adopted two from the same litter. It will be our last two, since we already have two older ones. We have adopted all […]

As some of you know, my site has hosted many parties for writers & anyone who loves creativity and fun.  I began with my first party last New Year’s Eve with the Once In A Blue Moon Party. However, my recent new job & health needs have reduced my online time in the last few […]

Hello Everyone! I hope those of you who celebrate Thanksgiving are enjoying your tryptophan naps and delicious leftovers. It is time for me to pass on some awards. My last award post was early August and I received these awards soon after, which also coincided with my extended break from blogging (as I was beginning […]

Gratitude Today is another hot humid day, but I’m not complaining too much. My friends on the east coast have had such a miserably hot summer. Since we are all stuck in the heat, I thought it was a great time to spread the love around with awards. I’m very grateful for the awards that […]

Note Added: Go to the end of the comments for the final party bash on July 7th – Thanks everyone! Get your motor runnin’ Head out on the highway Lookin’ for adventure And whatever comes our way… Born to be wiiiiiiiiiiiiiild! Born To Be Wild and Easy Rider (Slipshotfilms) Writers, get your nose out of […]

In the U.S., we officially kick off summer this weekend. So kick off your shoes, relax by the pool, eat Bar-B-Q and take a swim. I have such fun online friends! I want to share just a few of them (and their talents) with you today. Come on in and join us for some great […]

Anne Tyler Lord

My name is Anne Tyler Lord. I have been many things in my life, but right now, I know I must write.

The Writer’s Life (see on Twitter - @Writers_Life and #Writers_Life) is my regular blog series that looks at the life of writers from a personal angle; our challenges, our quests, and what drives us to create. Read more about me here.

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My Writing Also Featured Here

Soft Whispers - Deadly Love, Be Mine. Valentine's Day Anthology - February 14, 2010

Flashes in the Dark - Ménage à Trois Avant-garde - February 12, 2010

Soft Whispers - Poetry - ongoing

FridayFlash - Flash fiction stories on Friday - ongoing

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The Penny Dreadful - my serial fiction - ongoing

Current Writing Projects

Tyler Corner is an historical novel about the lives of two women who were cousins growing up on Iowa farms in the 1920s - 1930s. It is based on the experiences from my own family and unsolved ax murders in Villisca, Iowa. I am writing this novel  for NaNoWriMo 2010.

I am creating ebooks and courses for writers, and anyone who wants more creativity and transformation in their lives. The courses are based on Narrative and Poetry Therapy & Humor.

Mafia Frostbite: A Mafia Family Christmas is my first fictional series. It is followed by a sequel series titled Twisted Family Bonds. It is a dark humor soap opera about the Kaszinovs, a Russian Mafia  Family.

LoveCommitmentPassion_cover R-Evolutionary Nights is a novel of romance and suspense set in Prague, Budapest and Wisconsin.  Alex and Jack are in love, but must escape the influences of the Russian mafia that has infiltrated Jack's family. I began this novel during the 2009 NaNoWriMo. And, I won.

a7d8cfd4 RedFlame DeepWater is a collection of spiritual poems about the agony and ecstasy of the spiritual journey. RedFlame describes the experience of the Dark Night of the Soul.  I will continue the collection in 2010 with DeepWater, illuminating ecstatic spiritual experiences.

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