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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 […]

Welcome to The Great Chocolate Conspiracy! Chocolate Digestive biscuits have disappeared from the shelves right across the eastern seaboard of the USA, and now the shortage has spread to London. Detective Chief Inspector Sam Adamson and his international team of investigators from the Metropolitan Police’s Confectionery Crimes Unit (CCU) have been tasked to solve the […]

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 […]

coffee klatch noun –an occasion when people meet socially to talk and drink coffee (Cambridge Dictionary) Welcome to the Coffee Klatch. Join us each week for conversation and news in the Writer’s Life community and connect on Twitter (@Writers_Life) at #Writers_Life. Today I am serving cheeseburgers for breakfast (I saw the conversation about that on Twitter, I […]

coffee klatch noun –an occasion when people meet socially to talk and drink coffee (Cambridge Dictionary) It’s as simple as that! Have some espresso and almond biscotti – the coffeehouse special today! I grew up in a small town in Iowa where people still get together for coffee klatches. I miss that aspect of small […]

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 […]

I have a few tidbits and knick knacks to share with you today instead of a regular post. I have been busy working hard on a few projects and trying to get a paying writing job. Wouldn’t that be nice? Coffee Break & Tidbits Anyway, I just wanted to show up to chat and share […]

Like Cra-a-a-a-zy Man! Our final party for #WriterlbsOff is a wild, crazy, cool party traveling back to the 1950s to jive with the Beats and those pretending to be Beatniks in the campy movies. We are really cool, hip writers and we have earned our rebellion. We have a lot of reading to do on […]

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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