With some trepidation, I’ve signed up to do NaNoWriMo again this year. If you’re not familiar, it’s one month (November) … Continue reading How do you get that novel out of your head and onto the page? NaNo.
If this sounds familiar, you’re right. I published it back in May, but thought I’d re-post today. Libby’s story of how she spent the morning of September 11 is very nearly my story. Again, writing what I know. Continue reading Friday Field Trip: City Cafe’ & Bakery
A similar event happened to me at my friend Joan’s house, although it was sloe gin fizzes and her sweet father who called my parents. Continue reading Friday Field Trip: A & W Root Beer
The fictional Claire Jordan, was by no means a stellar high school student. But luckily, she realized she needed a way out of Carson City that held at least some promise. Continue reading Friday Field Trip : Cal-State University, Fullerton
After months of sheltering in place, I found myself more distractible than I like. You too? Reading my normal fare—historical … Continue reading Book Report: Three books that helped me escape
I’ve been an Ann Patchett fan since I read Bel Canto years ago and have read nearly everything she’s written–fiction … Continue reading Book Report: A happy marriage of fact and fiction, between work and life
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane Lisa See has done it again. I’ve enjoyed all her books, but this one … Continue reading Book Report: No coincidence, no story
Knitting Yarns: Writers on Knitting Edited by Ann Hood I picked up this little book because some of my favorite … Continue reading Book Report: Knitting Lessons
Today, simply raise a glass of something and join Leo and me in celebration of US, NOW AND THEN finally making it into the world. Cheers!
Continue reading Welcome to the world, little book!
Since my book is about getting second chances late in life, it seems appropriate that a UK website called Kickass … Continue reading Some attention from across the pond for US, NOW AND THEN