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Once upon a time…
We’re doing some spring cleaning around here and while transfering files from a box (really) to an actual file cabinet, I found this query. It ended up leading to my first sale. The phone number was my mother’s, by the way. I was too poor to have a phone of my own.
THE SECRET OF EVERYTHING, Barbara O’Neal
PRE-ORDER NOW Coming your way January 5, 2010: FROM THE BACK COVER: In this spectacular new novel, Barbara O’Neal delivers a generous helping of the best in life–family, food, and love–in the story of a woman’s search for the one thing worth more than anything. At thirty-seven, Tessa Harlow is still working her way down […]
An excellent review and interview
The Gazette Telegraph’s book columnist had some lovely things to say about The Lost Recipe For Happiness: http://anitalaydonmiller.blogspot.com/ I should add that she most graciously interviewed me and read my book open-mindedly even though I accidentally blindsided her in a blog I wrote for RTB. Thanks, Anita. A lady and a scholar.
Writing as an act of faith
I noticed yesterday that the new book about Columbine is out. I’m not going to read it. I remember enough about the day and the subsequent stories to last me the rest of my life. Enough to say, “what a wretched day” and go on. But the anniversary will surely mean more coverage, and there […]