Posts filed under: writing

The Secret Payoff of #NaNoWriMo

It’s November again and that means it’s time for NaNoWriMo 2013! What’s that, you ask? That’s National Novel Writing Month. Every November, wild and crazy writers begin to write a novel (or book) of at least 50,000 words in 30...
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A Little #NaNoWriMo Inspiration

Post by The world of author Lawrence D. Elliott.   For those of us getting ready to embark on the journey known as National Novel Writing Month, here’s a great speech for inspiration. It’s the keynote address at the 2013 Film Independent Forum,...
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Does A One-Star Review Really Define A Book?

Negative reviews are inevitable. Every writer gets them and that includes the greats. The article “10 Bestselling Books with More Than 80 One-Star Reviews”, written by Jason Boog and published at Mediabistro, illustrates this perfectly. It’s such an interesting read, I decided to share the details...
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The Message of the Film “Soul Man”

I recently released a humor eSingle, titled “Oh sh!t, you’re black!”. My goal was to examine how we judge each other when we only hear them over the phone. Is he as handsome as his voice sounds? Is she really...
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Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Language of the Unheard

On August 28, 2013, America will celebrate the 50th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, D.C. and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s landmark “I Have A Dream” speech. It was such a powerful piece of oratory that Jon Meachem, Pulitzer...
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The Huffington Post [Extra]: What Would You Do If Your Spouse Was Your Rapist?

“This week, I had a drink with a very good friend. After a little conversation about this and that, we started on a very interesting subject. It was regarding an upcoming event and I could see it was weighing heavily...
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#FollowFriday for 06/08/2013

Follow Lawrence D. Elliott on Twitter! Follow @lawrence_author It’s #FollowFriday on Twitter again! Feel free to take a look at some my Followers. See with whom you’d like to connect. Of course, the FIRST one you should follow is me! @lawrence_author Sheryl...
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#FollowFriday for 05/24/2013

Follow Lawrence D. Elliott on Twitter! Follow @lawrence_author It’s #FollowFriday on Twitter again! Feel free to take a look at some my Followers. See with whom you’d like to connect. Of course, the FIRST one you should follow is me! @lawrence_author Edward...
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The Huffington Post: Heavenly Reunited (Extra)

On May 20, 2013, my uncle Rashia Lee Tatum, Sr. passed away at the age of 96. I was able to write something special about him at The Huffington Post. Here is an excerpt. “It was the summer of 2006, when...
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BestsellerBound Recommends: Getting To Know Lawrence D. Elliott

In case you missed my Getting to Know interview from January 11, 2013, at BestsellerBound Recommends. Once again, I’d like to thank both Darcia Helle and Maria Savva for the opportunity and honor. Getting To Know Lawrence D. Elliott Today we have...
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