Wednesday, October 29, 2008

First Post

Hi Everyone,

Welcome to my new blog, Donna's Book Pub. If you haven't guessed, my name is Donna. I live in the Midwest state of Missouri, nicknamed the Show Me State, which is appropriate for a writer who has been taught to "show, don't tell."

My blog is a virtual pub for writers to hang out and share their thoughts about writing and publishing and for readers to talk about books.

So, here's to you, blog visitors. Hope you enjoy the postings, and have a virtual drink on me.


  1. You continue to amaze me! How do you find the time to do all this? Could it be because I didn't hear a new chapter from your YA novel at C&C last evening? I know, now you're trying to figure out who this is. Good luck with the blog!

  2. I'd like a Carmel Mocha Latte Venti, please. What? I have to bring my own coffee? Okay, I can do that. I'm looking forward to reading your posts. It'll be like the old days when we got up at 3 in the morning to go to a conference or workshop and we talked writing the whole way. So, I'll be back as soon as I brew a cup of coffee...Lou

  3. I promise to be a faithful reader!

  4. Hi Donna! Looking forward to reading your blog.

  5. Wow! Thanks, everyone for stopping by. Hummingbird chatter--love the name, but you've got me guessing who you are. Claudia, maybe, or Pat? Okay, Lou. Do you want that regular or decaf? Dianna and Tricia, thanks for checking out my blog. I will try to keep it interesting and current, if I can remember my username and password so I can post.

  6. Good for you. An online it...I'll read and drink warm Guiness...hmmm, however, I'm of Irish and Welsh descent - oh my, the Shaw, Dylan Thomas, and Lawrence in me might wax poetic. This could be interesting, Donna. Perhaps I'll stick to tea and leave emotions behind...SueBee

    The Deepest Sensuality

    The profoundest of all sensualities
    is the sense of truth
    and the next deepest sensual experience
    is the sense of justice.

    DH Lawrence

    * * * * * * * * * * *

    The Gods! The Gods!

    People were bathing and posturing themselves on the beach,
    and all was dreary, great robot limbs, robot breasts,
    robot voices, robot even the gay umbrellas.

    But a woman, shy and alone, was washing herself under a tap and the glimmer of the presence of the gods was like
    lilies, and like water-lilies.

    DH Lawrence

  7. Walden Pond,
    Love your post. Hope you'll visit often.


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