PROFILE: Jeannine Ouellette, Author of The Part That Burns & Creator of Writing in the Dark

by Melissa Greenwood Isn’t it ironic how someone who, by middle age, has already lived an arguably difficult, complicated but also full and rich life can appear so much younger than her 56 years? That’s what I thought as I sat across from the positively radiant author Jeannine Ouellette, screen-to-screen, on a Saturday morning Zoom…

INTERVIEW: Kyo Maclear author of Unearthing: A Story of Tangled Love and Family Secrets

Interview by Michèle Dawson Haber Kyo Maclear is the only child of her Japanese mother and British Canadian father. Or that’s what she understood about herself for the first 49 years of her life. But when she takes a DNA test to learn more about her father’s ancestry, she learns that her paternal lineage is…

Great Epigraphs

This is the epigraph that Edgar Allan Poe chose for “The Murders in the Rue Morgue”: “What song the Syrens sang, or what name Achilles assumed when he hid himself among women, although puzzling questions, are not beyond all conjecture.” — Sir Thomas Browne, Urn-Burial Formidable and fascinating in its own right, the sentence is perfectly apposite…

How to Write Voiceover In a Script (w/ Script Download Examples).

How to write voiceover in a script (ultimate pro guide). The percentage of movies and TV shows that employ voiceover is fairly low. Most times when you sit down to watch something it won’t have voiceover in it. However, the percentage of spec scripts that employ voiceover is fairly high, so there’s obviously some kind…

Paddington 3 Trailer Released

The latest trailer has been revealed for Paddington in Peru. The film is the third installment of the Paddington series, chronicling the journey of the beloved, marmalade-loving British bear. Paddingtons next adventure will pick up shortly after Paddington 2s cliffhanger ending, wherein Paddington is visited by his Aunt Lucy. Now, the bear will travel back…

4 Types of Emails That Get the Most Engagement According to Marketers [+4 Emails That Fail]

As the person sending the HubSpot marketing emails, I know the importance of crafting email sequences that nurture relationships, drive website visits, and encourage sales. I’ve learned the hard way that the types of emails you send significantly impact engagement. With 87% of marketers planning to maintain or increase their investment in email marketing, it’s…