The Full Catastrophe

I really really loved this review.  From an Adelaide publication.  (Newsletter, maybe?) My favorite part is that she quoted Zorba.  One of my favorite movies of all time.  (When I was pregnant, my fabulous sister took me to the play, and Anthony Quinn was playing his signature role. )  Anyway…..  THE LOST RECIPE FOR HAPPINESS […]

Autumn pleasures

    Sissinghurst gardens, Autumn 2007, A Writer Afoot   I am blitzing today.  Maybe I can write 5000 words. More than that even? There is no deadline to worry about (yet), but I haven’t had a lot of time to just write and I feel restless.  (The upcoming release of a book does mean […]

Books some of you will enjoy

So, the RITA award winners are up.  Always a great way to find new authors.  When I read them on Sunday morning, I noticed that Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr won the YA RITA, and it was sitting on my desk. As it was a very hot afternoon, I picked it up, sat down and […]

Summer rituals

When I was a tween, my grandmother lived in Sedalia, Colorado.  At the time, it was about six by twelve houses wide, a spit of town scattered behind a Johnson’s Corner on a narrow two lane highway between west Denver and I-25.   A train track ran along the road in front of my grandmother’s house, […]