Monday’s Friend: Kristin Battestella

Imaginary Friends

Today I am pleased to have horror author Kristin Battestella as my guest blogger. Welcome to Imaginary Friends, Kristin!

Inside the Toy Box – How to use Everyday Things to Inspire Character Personality and Depth!
by Kristin Battestella

Writing is youth. It isn’t outside the box. Stop thinking about all that advice that says break the rules, twist the genre, create something no one has ever created before! Get rid of all those ultimatums in your head and actually do it. Open that Toy Box!

KBWriting in many ways is play-acting. You are creating an imaginative world. Even if you describe a real world setting that you know intimately, one must put a spin on the senses, invoke feelings, and let strangers reading your books know what it is like to be here or there ten, fifty, one hundred years from now. How can you do that if you simply…

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More Lady Authors Guest on Read All About It!

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Local South Jersey Women Authors and fellow literary ladies from across the region have made a stop or two to fellow author Stefani Milan’s Read All About It talk show on the Radio Vision Network!

Here’s a brief example of videos currently available from RadioVisionNetwork.com. Remember to check the video archive weekly as more episodes come and go!

Kay McHenry: http://livestre.am/598iC

Kristin Battestella:  http://livestre.am/55FIn

Kit Gritstaff:  http://livestre.am/55FCC

Darlene Beck Jacobson: http://livestre.am/55nHC

Laura Del: http://livestre.am/56zgX

Deborah Picorelli: http://livestre.am/579V3

Several of july 24our friends from the South Jersey Writers Group have also appeared on Radio Vision’s Morning Coffee What to Watch segment, discussing movies, books, blogging, and more!

You can also see several local authors and get in on the literary action yourself with the next New Jersey Authors Network panel September 17 at the Mullica Hill Branch Library or keep up with the SJWA sheningans on Facebook!