Donna Janke Posts

Dialogue in fiction helps move the plot along, speeds up the pace and reveals character. But the dialogue cannot be superfluous to the story and must feel as if it…

Writing

When I attend writer or book festivals, I usually return with a few quotable lines from authors, small bits that have resonated with me. The 2015 Tucson Festival of Books…

Festivals and Workshops

Festivals and Workshops Travel

What do you do with books after you’ve finished reading them? Where do you get books? A book exchange party offers an opportunity to dispose of books you’re finished with…

Reading

Freedom to Read Week occurs annually at the end of February. The event encourages Canadians to think about and reaffirm their commitment to intellectual freedom. Even in a free country…

Reading