Angie Cruz Shares Tips for Rekindling Your Love of Writing

In this episode of Thresholds, host Mira Jacob sits down with novelist Angie Cruz to discuss the process of finding out who you want to be, Angie’s secret history in fashion design and painting, and the arrival of her character Cara Romero in her life. They also explore the truths of America in these trying times, as well as the importance of storytelling. Angie shares her experience of turning to painting when she was struggling with writer’s block while working on her novel Soledad, and how she created a game for herself to make writing fun again after feeling beaten down by the feedback she was getting. She also talks about her grandmother’s storytelling and how it inspired her to keep writing.

Listen to the full episode to hear more about Angie’s journey, and don’t forget to check out her latest novel How Not To Drown in A Glass of Water (2022). For more Thresholds, visit us at thisisthresholds.com. Original music by Lora-Faye Åshuvud and art by Kirstin Huber.

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Discover the Most Influential Spiritual Texts from Around the World and Learn Valuable Life Lessons.

http://www.bookroomreviews.comThe Top Religious Texts From Around the World Teach Us These Valuable Lessons About Life The top-selling books of an era offer a peek into what people of that time are seeking. The popularity of self-help and relationship books today shows that people crave understanding of themselves, rules for living, and deeper connections with others. […]…

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Jacob Crawford’s Novel “The Shadows”: A Tale of Mystery and Adventure

The First Book of the Dark Sentinels Series Roz and her friends are on a ghost hunt, only to end up finding more than they bargained for—is it ghosts, aliens…or…both? Roz, who is hoping for a fresh start in Las Vegas with her father, encounters ghosts that seem to be haunting her home and rearranging … The author’s novel The Shadow Read More »…

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Exploring Welsh Literature and Culture Through #ReadingWales

Owen Sheers: The Gospel of Us, Seren Books, 2012. I wanted to take part for the first time ever in the #ReadingWales (aka #Dewithon) reading event in March hosted by Paula the Book Jotter, in which book lovers from all parts of the world are encouraged to read, discuss and review literature by and about … Continue reading #ReadingWales: The Gospel of Us by Owen Sheers…

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Mary Kelly’s Murder: Examining the Tragic Death of a Young Woman

A year or so ago, I read and loved Due to a Death, a brooding psychological mystery by the English crime writer Mary Kelly. The Spoilt Kill was published a year before Due to a Death, and it shares something of the same mood – a doomed, fatalistic tone that runs through the book. In […]…

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’sComparing the Features of Kindle and Tablet Screens

For people that are new to Kindles and ereaders in general they often have questions about how the screen is different than other types of screens on phones, tablets, and TVs. Amazon doesn’t help matters any by never actually calling the screens what they are like other companies do; their marketing department tries to make […]The post How a Kindle’s Screen is Different From a Tablet first appeared on The eBook Reader Blog…….

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Review of Philip Roth’s Novel “The Plot Against America”

by Susan: This is the second time around reading. The first time I didn’t understand the connection with Lindberg until after I learned my history. The book is terrifying, unbelievable our country underground wanted Nazism to spread through the United States. Some of these events were actually true. Lindberg becoming president didn’t happen.This actually is an important book to read. Even though it is a novel. If you end up reading the book. Do some research on the 1940’s and Nazism…

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