Writing Tips:

   THE HISTORY OF A WRITER WANNA-BE OR, WAIT, I AM A WRITER.  Book Signing in Merrillville, Indiana              Time for evaluating our past year and setting goals and objectives for the future.  The difference? Goals are broad--write that novel. Objectives are more detailed--finish chapters 1-3 by midnight tonight.(Yeah, sure.)             I’m a writer with … Continue reading Writing Tips:

WATERLILIES OVER MY GRAVE: Mental Illness–Narcissistic Personality Disorder 11/17/18

This information is taken from Yahoo Lifestyle.  While this may just be an odd pickup line, actually being attracted to people who remind you of your child is not normal, licensed clinical psychologist John Mayer, PhD, author of Family Fit: Find Your Balance in Life, tells Yahoo Lifestyle. Instead, it’s typical of narcissistic personality disorder, a diagnosable … Continue reading WATERLILIES OVER MY GRAVE: Mental Illness–Narcissistic Personality Disorder 11/17/18

WATERLILIES OVER MY GRAVE by Patricia Guthrie–interview with Annie O’Brien.

    WATERLILIES OVER MY GRAVE Interview with Annabelle Lee O'Brien. (Annie to her friends)   This information about Annabelle O'Brien came from Annie’s lips. Annie was glad to share information from her life. We sat outside my virtual charming Writing Cottage that looks over virtual Lake Nager and the Catskill Mountains, and we talked. … Continue reading WATERLILIES OVER MY GRAVE by Patricia Guthrie–interview with Annie O’Brien.

Poem: Razz Upon the Sheep,” by Patricia Guthrie. A poem by Dorothy Parker

Photo of Bruce and Razz at a dog walk-a-thon. Photo taken by me. With apologies and profound admiration to Mr. Ernest Thayer and his wonderful poem "Casey at the Bat." Also, in tribute to the wonderful collie Razz and, among his marvelous accomplishments, his ability to herd sheep. Razz Upon the Sheep by Patricia A. … Continue reading Poem: Razz Upon the Sheep,” by Patricia Guthrie. A poem by Dorothy Parker

Na No Wri Mo starts today, November 1st.

National Novel Writing Months starts today and ends November 30th at 11:59 pm. According to its history, NaNoWriMo began late in the 1990's and has been going strong ever since. The goal is to write 50K words of a novel, short stories, poems, anything you want to write about. "Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadline, NaNoWriMo is … Continue reading Na No Wri Mo starts today, November 1st.

The Writing Life as seen through the eyes of Patricia Guthrie

Writing: The Writing Life as seen through the eyes of Patricia Guthrie Oct 17, 2018 | Posted by Patricia Guthrie | Uncategorized | 0 comments Photo of me at a writer’s conference in 2008. I forget where. Morning:  My writing life, now, is dedicated to finishing the re-edits of LEGACY OF DANGER, updating and finding neat things to put into … Continue reading The Writing Life as seen through the eyes of Patricia Guthrie