“It takes a tightrope artist of a writer to create chapters that successfully delve into a killer’s thoughts without revealing his identity in the process, but Sugarek achieves this with a dance of introspection …” Midwest Book Review of the Angel of Murder
Welcome to my writing world. My web site and Blog (which now reaches 7+ million viewers on social media) are dedicated to writers, readers, creative writing, story telling and the theatre arts. Sharing my ideas, offering other writers help and encouragement. Three years have now past and my web site has morphed into a platform where I am reviewing best selling books, interviewing other authors about their writing process, and supporting the theatre arts.
I will work hard to engage your interest and share valuable topics, about writing, writers and theatre. The craft is a long process and in my experience has taken me a whole lifetime. I am still learning every day. What I do know is that to be any good at writing, YOU must write!
Included in my weekly posts: once a month a best-selling author will share their writing world with us in an interview. Don’t miss it! Sign up for my blog! here on my home page and don’t miss a single post!
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What Are Writers? Crazy? …..to want, to need to be writers?? I am happy (and nostalgic) to report that the world of writers has not changed all that much…..I came across these quotes and laughed. Writers of the World! We are not alone!
John Steinbeck: ‘The profession of book writing makes horse racing seem like a solid, stable business.’
Edna St. Vincent Millay: ‘A person who publishes a book willfully appears before the populace with his (or her) pants down….if it is a good book nothing can hurt you. If it is a bad book nothing can help you.’
Somerset Maugham: ‘There are three rules for writing a novel. Unfortunately, no one knows what they are.’
Trisha Sugarek: Writing is a lonely business. You pour your heart and guts into the written word, often exposing what you’ve experienced in your own life. You nurture it, feed it, trim its toe-nails….
‘As a writer, I marinate, speculate and hibernate.’
Recent celebrity transgender headlines have put a much needed spotlight on the teenagers who are seeking their ‘true selves’. Alone, with a huge secret, many of them look to suicide as a permanent solution to stop their pain and confusion.
Surrounded by bullies at school who call him a freak, isolated because of his secret, Kyler, born in the wrong body, is at a dead-end. Life is just too painful to bear another day. Desperate to end it all, he reaches out to his mother in a final attempt to find someone who might understand him. Available at www.amazon.com now.
AVAILABLE NOW! The latest in the Short n’ Small 10 minute play series. The Wedding Crasher. A hilarious ten minute play.
Synopsis: This can’t be happening on Susie’s wedding day. It’s a girl’s dream wedding and everything is perfect. That is until a small plane suddenly circles the venue and her ex-boyfriend jumps out and begins his descent, trails of smoke shooting out of the heels of his boots. Susie and her father are just pulling up to the dockside in a white festooned boat, to where her groom and two hundred guests are waiting. For the father of the bride, it’s the last straw. He reaches for a flare gun, and before Susie can react, fires it into the air. Unfortunately for the sky diver, flare guns cannot be aimed. The flare hits the parachute and ignites it. Chute blazing away, Susie’s ex plummets into the wedding tent. Unscathed, he struggles to free himself of parachute and lines. The wedding cake and various food trays have not fared so well. Will the wedding proceed as the police take the heartbroken suitor away? 1f. 4m.
Book #5 in The World of Murder series
In Book 5 in the series The Taste of Murder, Detectives O’Roarke and Garcia have a cold case dumped on their desk. Despite their objections that they ‘don’t do cold cases’ their Commander tells them that they do now since the new Mayor has asked for them. Three years earlier the mayor’s brother-in-law was murdered and the case was never solved. The cold case plunges the murder cops into the world of television and competitive cooking shows and their pick of suspects three years cold.
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Available Now!! A series of journal/handbook for the Creative Writer
Perfect for your fiction, poetry, and play writing with many tips on honing your craft as a writer. Available at Amazon.com
Review: “….Trisha Sugarek gives you “permission” to scribble down ideas and not have to write the great American novel every time you put pen to paper. In the first couple of pages, she gets you going with examples and encouragement and she makes you realize that while writing is work, it’s not impossible work….” D.Johnson
The Empowered Woman’s Journal and The SECRET LANGUAGE OF WOMEN (Journal & Handbooks)
AVAILABLE NOW! This handsome and spirited journal/handbook, intended specifically for men and your creative writing, offers over 275 lined, blank pages. Each section has instruction on ‘where to begin’, storytelling, how to write a play, and developing rich characters. Nestled in the margins are more tips about writing and quotes from famous writers, actors, playwrights and poets. The bold and masculine cover can be carried anywhere! Available at www.amazon.com
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Warm regards, Trisha