Talented, Skillful Writers I love: Their unique voices paint vivid pictures.
|1. http://harleyjanekozak.com/ Kozak is an actress and novelist. Love her witty, murder, crime mysteries set in the show business world she knows intimately. Don't miss her blog with other women authors "The Lipstick Chronicles".
2. http://www.adrianatrigiani.com/home/ Trigiani's descriptive, evocative writing wisks readers away to lush settings, and unforgettable characters.
3. http://www.harlancoben.com/ My sister sent me several of Mr. Coben's novels-I was not only hooked, but I'm now fighting over them with my also newly hooked daughter and grandson.
4. http://atrandom.com/fannie_flagg/ If you've seen the movie, "Fried Green Tomatoes," then you are familiar with the wonderfully funny, perfectly plotted novels of Patricia Neal, aka, Fannie Flagg. Actress/ writer Flagg nails her characters down to every little personality quirk and she does so with wit, insight, and vivid dialogue. New York Times bestseller,Fannie Flagg is the author of the novels “I Still Dream About You” (Random House, 2010); “Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven” (Ballentine Books, 2007); “A Redbird Christmas” (Random House, 2005); “Standing in the Rainbow” (Ballentine Books, 2002); “Welcome to the World, Baby Girl!” (Ballentine Books, 1998); “Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle-Stop Café” (Random House, 1987); and “Coming Attractions: A Wonderful Novel” (1981; reprinted as “Daisy Fay and the Miracle Man,” Ballentine Books, 1992).
5. Karen Elizabeth Gordon published the spookiest, most fun grammar book ever! I found a copy on Amazon. Perfect for Halloween: "The Deluxe Transitive Vampire," The ultimate Handbook of Grammar for the Innocent, the Eager, and the Doomed." Wonderfully descriptive nouns, verbs, etc. illustrated with spookiness! Love it!