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12 Blockbuster Writing Tips from Author Conor Kostick at the 2016 Dublin Writers Conference

I spent the month of June in Ireland, at the end of which I attended the 2016 Dublin Writers Conference, put on by Laurence O’Brien and the crew at booksgosocial.com.  It was a lovely three days’ worth of inspiring and informative sessions put on by successful writers, instructors and publishers.  I’ll be sharing some of […]

Musings on the Depth of Beauty V-W-X-Y-Z

Today I’m wrapping up my “alphabet soup” of interesting tidbits related to my novel The Depth of Beauty: V is for violence …and vitality Imagine up to thirty thousand people, living in a ramshackle neighborhood no larger than fifteen city blocks.  Population estimates vary, but generally, that was the case in San Francisco’s Chinatown around […]

Musings on The Depth of Beauty G-H-I

G is for Guandong In the Depth of Beauty, most of the Chinese immigrants hail from Guandong province, and the novel touches upon the stirrings of revolution in China. Guandong province lies on the coast of the South China Sea in the People’s Republic of China.  Its capital, Guanzhou, (known to westerners at one point […]

Musings on the Depth of Beauty D-E-F

More interesting facts based on my latest historical novel, The Depth of Beauty… D IS FOR DONALDINA If I were naming a fictional character, I wouldn’t name her “Donaldina.” The name sounds as if a girl’s parents were totally bummed that they didn’t have a boy. Yuck! But Donaldina Cameron was a real person who […]