JOANNA ELM, Author, Journalist, Attorney

April 29, 2017
by joanna
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Meeting James Patterson at The Palm Beach Book Festival

It’s Squib Saturday. Time to share the best, most interesting (or most entertaining, or most outrageous) tidbit of information I’ve gleaned from all the stuff I’ve read –or done. This week: I Discover The World’s Bestselling Author is Also A … Continue reading

April 22, 2017
by joanna
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Summer Sayonara

It’s Squib Saturday. Time to share the best, most interesting (or most entertaining, or most outrageous) tidbit of information I’ve gleaned from all the stuff I’ve read –or done. This week: When the Season Shuts Down. In the grand scheme … Continue reading

April 8, 2017
by joanna
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Writers Rate The Four-Day Novel Workshop

It’s Squib Saturday and, as promised last week, for anyone who is thinking of attending a writers’ conference or workshop, I am publishing the comments of my fellow writers about the effects and benefits of attending the four-day Algonkian novel workshop … Continue reading

April 1, 2017
by joanna
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Do Writing Workshops Really Work?

  It’s Squib Saturday, and it’s also about a month since I returned from the Algonkian Author-Mentor Novel Workshop in St. Augustine, Florida.  I was horrified to realize that in the last month I have not written a single word for … Continue reading