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Wednesday Writer Spotlight – Penny Ehrenkranz

Today we have with us a good friend and colleague, Penny Ehrenkranz, author of A Past and A Future and more. I met Penny at the first Muse Online Conference way back when and today we both are editors for Muse It Up Publishing. It is my pleasure to have Penny here today.

Penny […]

Repost: Book Review: Destruction of Innocence: A True Story of Child Abduction by Rosalie Hollingsworth

Rosalie Hollingsworth Destruction of Innocence: A True Story of Child Abduction iUniverse, 2009, 266 pages, $20.95 ISBN: 978–1–4401–2502–7 (pbk) (Nonfiction, Biography/Autobiography/Memoir)

“My mind kept centering on the race to find my missing daughter, Triana. I wondered if this search would ever end. I had first lost her when she was one-year-old, and it took me […]

Repost: Book Review: Pursuit of Light by Sandy Brewer

Sandy Brewer Pursuit of Light: An Extraordinary Journey Peach Tree House, 2007, 224 pages, $24.95 ISBN: 978-0-9796554-4-9 (Self-help, Memoir, Inspirational)

“Every moment is a choice, and every choice reverberates . . . Every moment presents an opportunity to ‘pay it forward’.”

Abuse is not a chosen lifestyle for the child placed there by the abuser. […]

Repost: Christina Katz talks about the writer’s platform

Good morning everyone

Today I have a treat for you. I have been reading Christina’s e-zines for a long time, and had the honor of meeting her face-to-face on May 5th when she held a workshop at our local library in Bellevue, WA. When the opportunity to host an interview with her came up, I […]

Repost: Some thoughts on writing and speaking

Language is no more than a medium. If it is perfectly clear and pure, we don’t notice it any more than we notice pure air when the sun is shining in a clear sky, or the taste of pure cool water when we drink a glass on a hot day. Unless the sun is shining, […]

Repost: Dec 2006 Interview with Karina Fabian

I am honored to host an interview, on the topic of writing with children around, with Karina Fabian, author of Infinite Space, Infinite God, as part of her Virtual Tour. Join me in welcoming Karina to Gloria’s Corner.

Good morning Karina and thanks for giving me this opportunity. Let’s get straight to the interview.

Gloria: […]

Old post with update:If a Letter to an Editor in a local paper counts, then I’m officially published

I always appreciate feedback so please leave comments for me. If you wish to contribute to this blog, email me–gloria at gloriascorner dot com

On Nov 5, 2006 my letter to the editor of our local newspaper was published. It was in response to a road project done in the neighborhood that forced me and […]

Welcome to Gloria’s Corner!

Gloria’s Corner is the little corner of my world where I will share topics relating to writing, reading, and of general interest.

My name is Gloria Oren. I’m a writer, book reviewer, proofreader, and editor.

In my other life ventures I’m a data entry clerk, a wife, and a mother of three young adults (one […]