Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Review - Drinking With Dead Women Writers by Elaine Ambrose and AK Turner
Title: Drinking With Dead Women Writers
Author: Elaine Ambrose and AK Turner
Genre: Literature, Short Stories
Publisher: Mill Mark Publishing
Release Date: April 2012
What is it About?
Short stories featuring the writer with a famous dead woman author.
Two authors take turns writing short stories about different famous women authors who have passed on to the other side. The living author imagines what the conversation ,at a bar with wine, would sound like. They pretend to interview Louisa May Alcott, Margaret Mitchell, Jane Austen, Ann Rynd, and many more.
The idea of having a conversation with a favorite who is dead has potential. Unfortunately each story sounds the same as the last. Each story they drink wine, the deceased author hope that her family got rid of the letter she wrote, and ends after the deceased author is done complaining. I feel the living authors could have explored so much more, maybe about the world now, or ask how being dead was treating them.
Elaine Ambrose Official Site
A K Turner Official Site