Author Archives for Julie Tetel Andresen

blurb writing

Blurb Writing II: Before and After

November 12, 2019 6:26 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Blurb writing is difficult. But once you know the five steps, you have a chance at crafting something effective. See Writing Blurbs I: Five (Not So Easy) Steps. I’m using my just-released The Hard Bargain as a before-and-after example. Blurb Writing: Before Here’s what I wrote before attending Kristin Wallace‘s... read more


Miami Beach

Miami Beach – Exploring Miami

November 1, 2019 6:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Florida is such a strange, compelling place for me. And I am finding Miami ever-more fascinating. In my continuing exploration of the city I went to Miami Beach, aka South Beach, this week and took in the magnificence of 7 miles of white sand. It’s difficult to capture without an... read more


Little Havana

Little Havana – Exploring Miami

October 22, 2019 6:32 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Little Havana ‘Pequeña Havana‘ is a neighborhood adjacent to downtown Brickell to the west. You can’t be in Miami very long without hearing about it. It also goes by the nickname  Calle Ocho ‘Eighth Street.’ On Saturday I took a 3-4-mile stroll down its length. I began at Versailles Bakery. The... read more