A few weeks ago, I was honored to be interviewed by Sarah Fenske, host of St. Louis on the Air, about my latest book, Crime Beat Girl. If you'd like to listen to the interview, or read a summary, you can find it here: Geri L. Dreiling’s ‘Crime Beat Girl’ Paints Vivid Portrait Of A… Continue reading ICYMI: Crime Beat Girl makes it to public radio
Crime Beat Girl Debut
A girl is dead. A boy is locked up. Can Debbie Bradley discover the truth before more lives are lost…maybe even her own?
Six lessons for writers from Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast – Part 2
In the 1920s, Ernest Hemingway struggled to make the jump from journalist to novelist. In A Moveable Feast, he describes the steps he took to improve his writing, as well as his decision to turn down good paying reporting gigs to hone his craft. Yesterday, I highlighted the first three lessons about writing that can… Continue reading Six lessons for writers from Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast – Part 2
Six lessons for writers from Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast – Part 1
Ernest Hemingway makes 1920s Paris come alive in A Moveable Feast. Feet splash in puddles. Fires warm cafes in the Paris of December. The smell of baguettes fresh out of the oven fills the air. Copious amounts of white wine accompany dishes of oysters or fried fish. But there’s more. The reader also learns of… Continue reading Six lessons for writers from Hemingway’s A Moveable Feast – Part 1
How do you connect with your muse?
The nine muses were Greek goddesses presiding over literature, science, and the arts. Even now, writers, poets, painters, musicians and yes, even scientists, ask their muses for help when it comes to solving problems, tapping inner creativity, or just finding a bit of inspiration. But the muse – or at least mine -- is elusive.… Continue reading How do you connect with your muse?