Multi-Genre Indie Author
Joy E. Rancatore
Thank you for joining me on my adventure with Words and Story!
How about a quick introduction? I am:
- A multi-genre Indie Author, writing the SOUL with HEART
- A Blogger who loves to share her passion for books, reading, writing, the Writing Community and Indie publishing
- A Speaker with more than two decades of experience to share with fellow writers and readers
- An Editor offering manuscript editing services for Indie Authors AND
- A Podcaster, half of the QWERTY Writing Life duo who also write and speak as a team
Any Good Thing
None of us deserves any good thing. So, when one does come—it’s a gift.
Southern Literary Fiction, novel
This Good Thing
Even on the darker days, we can be thankful for this good thing—LIFE.
Christian Southern Fiction, novella
March 1-8, 2021
Women in Publishing Summit • Online
Join me for this weeklong virtual event with more than 40 speakers from all facets of the publishing industry. By women, for women, the Women in Publishing Summit provides resources, networking and encouragement for women at every stage of their literary careers. Catch my two workshops: Not Just Self-published and Fundamental Standards for the Author-Influencer.
March 12, 2021 * 1-2 PM (CST)
Journaling with Joy • Online Workshop presented by St. Tammany Parish Library
Could journaling change your life? Find out in “How Journaling Can Change Your Life,” a St. Tammany Parish Library System Adult Program presentation by … yours truly! Discover various types of journaling and purposes for making it part of your life. Discuss your journaling preferences with fellow attendees and leave with a journaling plan and prompts to get started.
Discussing READING, WRITING and All Things LITERARY.
Logos & Mythos Blog
Are you a writer? Do you like to learn? Do these topics catch your eye—Creating Memorable Characters, On Writing Plot, Viewpoint and Dialogue? Are you a Christian who seeks to infuse your faith into your writing? If you answered yes, then get ready! About the Master...
When an athlete prepares to enter a competition or join a team, he or she trains hard. They eat right. Consuming the right calories is as important as doing the right exercises for a serious athlete. Scholars train their minds before taking intense evaluations. They...
As I’m writing this, most of the United States is under stay-at-home orders from the government, thanks to Covid-19. Our lives have been upended. Each family has become homeschoolers overnight. Many people have lost their jobs. Some people have more time on their...
Words have built empires, articulated the deepest passions of the heart, defended beliefs and spread the power of dreams. Words hold great and lasting power.