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    Alyssa Hollingsworth
    Alyssa Hollingsworth
    Alyssa Hollingsworth

    Alyssa Hollingsworth

    Writer, photographer, designer--and the random things that inspire her.

    How can you help a friend through their publishing journey, regardless of whether it's traditional publishing or independent? Here are a few ideas.

    How can you help a friend through their publishing journey, regardless of whether it's traditional publishing or independent? Here are a few ideas.

    A Lady Copying at a Drawing Table, c.1760-70 By Paul Sandby (b. 1725/26, Nottingham, d. 1809, London)

    Batik Amarillis Made In Indonesia Batik Amarillis's Hey Day Wrap dress in Hungarian Embroidery Our new classy & classic 50-ies dress inspired . Full skirt with large box pleats,shoulder wrap crosses bodice front and back zipper

    Whenever I pull out my pens and start tearing into chapters, I have this beside me to make sure I have my bases covered. Printable checklist downloadable. #revision #creativewriting

    Whenever I pull out my pens and start tearing into chapters, I have this beside me to make sure I have my bases covered. Printable checklist downloadable. #revision #creativewriting

    The Kindest Gifts This Spoonie Ever Received ~ Young and Sick #chronicillness #rheum #diabetes

    Young writers are awesome. Talking to them makes me excited all over again about my projects — and theirs! If you want to encourage a young writer in your life, gifts are always appreciated.

    Somali girl by UNHCR / B. Bannon

    Developers and authors explain how they are experimenting with technology to publish ‘unprintable’ books – including a love story told through Google street view and a prison break with swappable recipes

    Author Kathryn Tanquary (THE NIGHT PARADE, Jan. 2016) shares 7 tips for writing realistic and diverse characters and novels, without writing stereotypes.

    10 Misconceptions a College Education Taught Me about Writing

    Eccolo Cool Jazz Journal 5 12 x 8 Graph 192 Pages Black by Office Depot & OfficeMax

    Cooking over a Dakota Fire Hole... saves wood and does not smoke...

    Interior of Cardiff Castle, Wales by fillbee, via Flickr

    Women of the world, beauty, eyes, hand, henna tattoo ? culture, portrait, photo

    Kharu -Samal, Igacus, Davao Oriental, Mindanao, Philippines

    Muslin evening dress 1812-1815. Embroidered with single strands of very fine silk, the stalks are embroidered in silver gilt thread. from

    What will independent booksellers be handselling this season? We spoke with 12 booksellers throughout North America who are looking forward to pushing everything from buzzed-about debuts and under-the-radar experimental novels.

    THE GIRL WHO FELL FROM THE SKY by Heidi W. Durrow -- Gorgeous and fascinating, haunting to the end.

    Emotional wounds hold incredible power, steering a hero’s motives, actions, and beliefs. They damage their sense of self worth, filter how they view the world, and dictate how they interact with other people, making it harder for them to achieve … Continue reading →

    Archive of Emotional Wounds. Everyone has negative experiences from the past that impact who they are in the future; this is true for our characters, too. Continue reading →