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Liana is available for speaking engagements and booksignings.  For more information, contact her here.

Writing Topics

Creativity and Inspiration

Write What You Know : Finding Inspiration in Everyday Life - How to look around you, increase your awareness, and find inspiration in anything

Ten Great Ideas to Boost Your Creativity – Creativity exercises to jump start your writing

Make Fear Your Friend -- How to use fear to make you a better writer

Overcoming Writer’s Block -- Tips and exercises to get you past that moment when the words just won’t come

Time Management

Face It, You’re Never Going to Get it All Done - How to prioritize and make the most of the time you have

How to Find a Balance Between Writing and the Rest of Your Life -- Just one plan among many, but it works for me

The Writing Process

Writing with Depth and Emotion -- Tips from an award-winning author on how to layer your writing so that readers will remember your characters for years to come

Writing Romantic Suspense – It’s two books in one.  How to make every word count

How to Put Suspense In Any Manuscript – It’s not just for mysteries and thrillers

Beginnings, Middles, and Endings -- How to write an opening that gets an editor’s attention, keep that middle from sagging, and write an ending that leaves your reader wanting more

I Can’t Put Your Book Down!  -- How to hook your reader in every chapter

He Said, She Said -- Writing dialogue that sparkles

Pacing, Pacing, Pacing -- How to keep the reader turning the pages

Writing in Deep POV -- How to get inside your characters’ heads and learn more about them than you ever wanted to know

The Twelve Steps of Attraction – How to build the attraction between your hero and heroine in a way that keeps the reader reading

Scene and Sequence – Do You Have it?  -- Basic story structure for romance writers

Self-Editing Your Manuscript – Tips to avoid instant rejection

Editors’ Pet Peeves -- Things editors do NOT like to see in your writing

Fear of Failure, Fear of Success -- What is it that holds you back from starting, writing, finishing, submitting your manuscript?

Get Out of the House!

Networking for Writers -- The old fashioned way—by actually speaking to them.   Tips to overcome shyness

How to Make the Most of a Conference -- What to take, what to wear, how to behave, what NOT take, wear, or do, and how to maintain that conference high when you get home

Critiquing 101 – How to set up and run a critique group

Public Speaking for Writers – Tips on how to present yourself professionally

Women’s Health Issues

How To Celebrate Being You

The Hormonal Roller Coaster:  Why You’re a Different Woman Every Day

Women as Healers

Living With PMDD

How to Motivate Yourself When Motivation Seems Impossible

Did I Really Say (Do) That?  -- Why You Say and Do the Things You Do

Menopause - It’s Not All In Your Mind

Mindful Living – Make Every Moment Count

When You Think You’re Crazy, But You’re Not – It’s your hormones, girlfriend

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interviews

Rochester Examiner Interview

Flirting with Oliver Interview

Interview with Mary Martinez

Pink Ladies’ Blog Article on Gratitude

New Link for Much Cheaper Than Therapy Interview

Alisha Paige’s Blogspot Interview

Manic Readers Interview

Interview at Fallen Angel Reviews

Joyce A. Anthony Blog Interview

Long and Short Reviews Interview

Much Cheaper Than Therapy Interview

Romance Reviews Today Blog Interview

Polka Dot Banner Interview

Heidi Ruby Miller Blogspot Interview

Front Street Reviews Interview

Romance Junkies Interview

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