About the Blog

Alice's blog consists of very short quotes like the ones below. As she reads and researches, she plucks bits she considers interesting or exemplary and offers them here to inspire, intrigue, and entertain. Topics include writing, storytelling, relationships, sexuality, gender, and the romance genre.

“The only way to change how someone thinks about something, is to change how they feel about it.”
–Lisa Cron, Story Genius

“People with the sharpest gaydar are gay men and lesbians, naturally, and ovulating women.”
–Jena Pincott, in Psychology Today

One or two quotes are posted per week, with detalied source information (as below). Occasionally, a post will include a short update about Alice's writing, such as an announcement of a new release, or a link to an interview or guest post.

Sources: 1) Lisa Cron, Story Genius: How to Use Brain Science to Go Beyond Outlining and Write a Riveting Novel (Before You Waste Three Years Writing 327 Pages That Go Nowhere), Ten Speed Press: Berkeley, 2016. Lisa’s website: Wired for Story. 2) Jena Pincott, “What Your Face Really Reveals About You,” Psychology Today, November 5, 2012. Jena’s website: Jena Pincott.