Writing About Trauma

Writing About Trauma

By Lenore Gay Flannery O’Connor in Mystery and Manners wrote: “The longer you look at one object, the more of the world you see in it; and it is well to remember that the serious fiction writer always writes about the whole world, no matter how limited his particular...
Names: Clues to Character

Names: Clues to Character

By Lenore H. Gay In my novel Shelter of Leaves, character names carried meaning. An excerpt from the prologue: “Beside her swimming pool, Elaine closed her eyes against the sun. She imagined a drifting boat flanked by trees; crimson, marigold and burnt sienna leaves...