What’s My Line: See Me by Michele Arris

Do you ever read a book and come across a line and say: Wow, that’s beautiful … or funny as hell … or clever … or evocative … or different … or perceptive … or whatever. A line that touches you somehow. Since I started writing as Liza Lorenz, I find myself looking at lines more and appreciating how authors turn a phrase and describe things. On my author website, I sometimes review books, and I have decided to choose my favorite lines and post them here. This first post in the What’s My Line series is for contemporary interracial romance See Me by Michele Arris. LINE ONE “Moving along… Read More

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My Second (or Third) Career Do-Over

I don’t know how folks can pick one career and stick a lifetime with it. Sure, one had to years ago. We were lucky if we had one career of our choice. If you were enslaved, no choice at all. If a farmer, not much choice. If a coal miner, not much choice. Choices were limited, and people labored at the same job a lifetime. But today career possibilities are without limit. And the ability to stop midstream and engineer a do-over is also endless. I have gone from lawyer, to librarian, back to lawyer, to teacher, and now … to romance editor. And believe it or not, I am… Read More

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