Just a few words on your favorite book site really helps spread the word. Continue reading Six tips on writing a book review
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 Three books that helped me escape
“In my books, I make up the experiences and the characters, but the emotional life is real. It is my own. I think this is probably true of most novelists.” Continue reading 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 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 On knitting and writing
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!