“I Do.” A Short from Temptation on Ocean Drive Theme Song: A Thousand Years by Christina Perri   “Mama, are you ready? We can’t be late or Gabe will be looking for us and see you in your dress and get bad luck!” Bella laughed and stared down at her daughter with a heart so […]

July 22, 2021

“I Do.”

  The idea of “High Concept” was addressed in Edith Wharton’s book, The Writing of Fiction, which just came into the public domain. This is what she says: First, ask: What judgment on life does the story contain for me? Quote: “A good subject, then, must contain in itself something that sheds a light on […]

June 23, 2021

Thoughts on The Writing of Fiction by Edith Wharton…by Jennifer Probst

  I was re-reading Michael Ventura’s brilliant piece, The Talent of the Room, and began thinking again about the power of solitude. *The full piece is printed with permission in my book, Write Naked.* In a world where everything moves so fast, from a tap to like an IG post to a swipe left to […]

June 17, 2021

Lessons in Solitude…by Jennifer Probst

“Story doesn’t allow us to escape reality but navigate reality.” – Lisa Cron, Story Genius Excuse me, while I blow the dust off of this blog. I’ve been gone the past few months finishing up writing two brand new books and diving into extensive edits. When I go that deep into the hole, I step […]

June 10, 2021

The Power of Story…by Jennifer Probst

Hi friends! Jill Shalvis and I are celebrating our new releases by giving away some signed paperbacks. All you have to do is hit the enter link below! •Enter now: https://www.rafflecopter.com/rafl/display/06bb592760/  Read Our Italian Summer: books2read.com/jpitaliansum “…the novel is carried by the rich interactions between the women, as well as the lush Italian landscape, city […]

February 4, 2021

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