Author Archives for Julie Tetel Andresen

Romance Matters

October 6, 2015 6:38 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Cover Photo Credit: Gerry Lauzon. Authorized for reuse under this Creative Commons license. On Labor Day I went with a friend to see Straight Outta Compton. The movie tells the story of the rise and fall of the rap group N.W.A., perhaps best known for their track F*** tha Police.... read more


Mongolian Horses

October 1, 2015 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

In the early thirteenth century Genghis Khan united a variety of Mongolia’s nomadic tribes. Because of the Mongolians’ exceptional skill as horsemen, Genghis Khan was able to conquer many of his neighbors. In 1204 he subdued the Uyghur people in what is now Xinjiang, a western province of China. There... read more


writing vision

Writing Vision: Centering Your Saltshaker

September 28, 2015 9:00 am Published by 1 Comment

I just finished reading Setting the Table by Danny Meyer. In it I found a great anecdote for writers to stay true to their writing vision. Meyer is a legendary New York City restaurateur who started Union Square Café in 1986 then Gramercy Tavern in 1994. He has followed these... read more


Morgan K. Wyatt

Five Questions with Morgan K. Wyatt

September 21, 2015 1:27 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I love connecting with and learning from other writers and bloggers online. This is the fourth post in my new series of interviews with some of the wonderful romance writers, who join us to share about their creativity, their work, their habits, and their passion for the genre. Today’s guest is Morgan K.... read more


Anatomy of Criticism V

September 14, 2015 9:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Note: I have devoted four previous blogs to Frye’s Anatomy of Criticism (1957). Please see them before reading this: Anatomy of Criticism I, Anatomy of Criticism II, Anatomy of Criticism III, and Anatomy of Criticism IV. This blog is a postscript to Anatomy of Criticism I – IV in which I discuss Northrup Frye’s Anatomy... read more