Learn with Libby: Fall Classes

Registration for fall classes at the Westport Writers’ Workshop is now open. Once again, classes will be offered via Zoom, so anyone can join from anywhere! I will be teaching Romance Writing on Thursday evenings (7-9EST). Bring an in-progress manuscript or...
Bookworm heaven

Bookworm heaven

A number of friends and even family members of mine have put out books lately. I’ve got to give them shout-outs here (especially since I haven’t gotten around to reading them yet and I’m feeling guilty). First, my stepmom, Julie, wrote this amazing...
2014 RWA Conference Gallery

2014 RWA Conference Gallery

I had so much fun at the annual RWA national conference in San Antonio last week. It was my first national writers conference, and I tried to wring something out of every moment (with some breaks to rest since I am six months pregnant). Here’s a visual diary of...
The darker side of life

The darker side of life

I’m a generally cheerful, sunny person, but occasionally, often during the extra-bright days of summer, I hanker for some darkness. I turn to noir, films and books generally from the 1940s and 50s that have tortured heroes, femmes fatales, and rarely a happy...