"The First and Last"

It’s been about two months since my last post. I haven’t been paying attention to promoting myself much. I certainly haven’t been posting as much on my author social media pages because I was taking a birthday break. Then, that break turned into the COVID-19 pandemic that has everyone worldwide as its reluctantly captive …

I haven’t posted on here in a little over a month. That could suggest one of two things: I’m the laziest writer on the planet, or life happened. While I tend to berate myself privately at times, this time life happened. Although I wasn’t writing out blog posts in their entirety, I was still …

There’s so much advice available to aspiring authors out there that it can make your head spin. From such smaller choices as point of view and genre to the larger ones, like traditional versus self-publishing. It’s also helpful for all aspiring authors to note what’s going on in the marketplace. What book is similar …

Like many authors, I’ve always loved reading and writing. The only thing I’d say I love more would be music, which speaks to the soul vibrationally. Personally, I’d say that writing does the same. I could list numerous authors and their works across various genres that I’ve loved over the years, but there are …

“We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives.” – Toni Morrison   While dealing with grief was the primary reason for writing Forever and One Day, it wasn’t the only one. I loved the idea of using language to give even …

As I mentioned in my previous post, I used writing to express my emotions. Writing, for me, has always been a way to untangle the balls of feelings inside ever since I was a young girl and my mother gave me my first journal. Even when I attended elementary school, my favorite class was …

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I’ve been trying to find a way to connect with readers and introduce myself, so a blog is the best way. I’m Deidre Robinson, a native of Philly. Yes, that’s the official pronunciation when you’re from PA. (We’ll get into how we can say Passyunk and Schuylkill later.) I’m an ‘Elder Millennial’ living my …

Welcome. My name is Deidre Robinson, author of Forever and One Day. I’m so happy to have you as a visitor to my blog about my new book. This project is very special to me, and I hope to share some of that excitement with you here. I’ll be using this blog to interact …