Around the World in Love

What do London and San Francisco have in common? They are the top two cities downloading my short stores. Where in Canada—the third highest download site—are listeners downloading the stories? Everywhere but Nova Scotia—Nova Scotia don’t like Cain’t Do Nothing … Continue reading

Fewer Words, More Links

Other places where I hang out on the web. Come visit!   https://twitter.com/ellenprewitt   https://www.facebook.com/MyVerySouthernVoice   https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/2539007.Ellen_Morris_Prewitt   https://www.instagram.com/vemphaha/     http://www.amazon.com/Making-Crosses-Creative-Connection-Active/dp/1557256284/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1436808672&sr=8-1&keywords=ellen+morris+prewitt   http://www.amazon.com/Five-That-Grabbed-Gold-prize-winning-ebook/dp/B00CLX49K6/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1436808727&sr=8-2&keywords=ellen+morris+prewitt   http://www.amazon.com/Writing-Our-Way-Home-Homelessness/dp/1936946300/ref=sr_1_7?ie=UTF8&qid=1436808760&sr=8-7&keywords=ellen+morris+prewitt   http://www.amazon.com/Fearless-Confessions-Writers-Guide-Memoir/dp/082033166X/ref=sr_1_6?ie=UTF8&qid=1436808801&sr=8-6&keywords=ellen+morris+prewitt   http://podiobooks.com/title/caint-do-nothing-with-love/   https://www.youtube.com/user/CaintDoNothing   https://www.linkedin.com/pub/ellen-morris-prewitt/43/504/613 … Continue reading

Old Stories Found

After a long hiatus, I submitted a couple of short stories to literary magazines today. I’ve been working on the new website, mulling over what stories I wanted to include. The website will have a “Photo Bio” featuring a sentence … Continue reading

Where I am Now

For those of y’all following my novel(s) saga, I thought you might like an update. Also, I need your support—just getting it out here helps me feel I’m not all alone on this journey! TRAIN TRIP: LUCINDA MAE’S QUEST FOR … Continue reading

1000 Listeners

Many years ago, I read excerpts from Write Your Heart Out on the local NPR affiliate. In response, the book’s author, my friend and mentor Rebecca McClanahan, said, “Thank you for sharing my words.” Ever since, I’ve had a very … Continue reading

Welcoming New Listeners

If you’ve found us here through Podiobooks, welcome! The release on Podiobooks is the latest step in a process that began last December. You can read the background on how I came to record my short story collection, Cain’t Do Nothing … Continue reading

Cheers to the Buzzing Mosquito

How do you choose to get your work out there? This question—ebook or print?—is raging on LinkedIn. Sprinkled in but treated as an annoying buzzing mosquito of a distraction—quit bringing this up!— are a handful of posts about audio. I … Continue reading

When You’re Killing Time

Tomorrow you might be home hanging out in your pajamas. Click here and read more about me. Or peruse the stories and hear my voice (I’m not the one singing). whichever, enjoy. Remember: You Cain’t Do Nothing with Love … Continue reading

The Unloved Elephant

I have 14 videos on YouTube. 14 stories read aloud. Some stories have had more views than others. Inexplicably, the story with the least views is one that was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. It’s a lovely story. Could you … Continue reading

Reading in the Rain

I don’t know where you are—based on my blog stats, there’s a good chance you might be in Brazil or New Zealand or Italy or India or Britain—but whatever part of the world you’re in, it might be raining.  That … Continue reading

A Snail Went to Carlos Fuentes Funeral

Sometimes I get so frustrated by the pace of my writing career, I Google the titles of my novels to see if something is going on with them that I don’t know about. This is an insane activity, as the … Continue reading

“Just Now” written and read by Ellen Morris Prewitt

“Just Now” First appeared in print in Memphis Magazine, the winner of its 2009 Short Fiction Contest. To contribute to the American Cancer Society, please follow the link here or visit http://cancer.org Listen to the story here: … Continue reading

A Last Moment of Intimacy

This is the last week of the rollout. Look back: the first story launched on June 26 (of this year, as my friend from writing group would clarify.) We sustained a hiatus when my daddy died, then resumed with vigor. … Continue reading

Recording Your Fiction: A New Approach

Everyone’s talking about e-book or print, self-publishing or traditional. I want to talk about something different. Following the advice of my favorite fortune cookie ever—try a different way or new approach—today, I’m beginning a conversation about a different approach: audio. … Continue reading

Why Abandon the Book?

I am a child of the book. No more than five books from the children’s section of the library—what’s to be done? Not enough money to buy more than one book from the Book Mobile, thank God for Little Bear … Continue reading

The Dance between Intellect and Creative Impulse

“Interpretation is the revenge of the intellect upon art.” Susan Sontag, courtesy of A-Word-A-Day “Revision must honor the creative impulse that led to the words that strived—neck stretched—to achieve something the intellect—sitting in the bleachers, watching the race—can only glimpse.” … Continue reading

Cain’t Do Nothing with Love

Terra firma info: Launch date: Thursday June 27th Time: 6:00 pm Location: The Booksellers at Laurelwood Memphis, TN What it is: collection of award-winning short stories written and read by the author (me) and made available on CD Ether info: … Continue reading