How stories save our lives

Ira Glass, a public radio storyteller, has a rich and moving video here about how stories work and how they give us ourselves back.   Highly moving. Ira Glass at Gel 2007 from Gel Conference on Vimeo. Release day! HOW TO BAKE A PERFECT LIFE by Barbara O’Neal Available TODAY in trade paperback from A lovely […]


I’ve had the flu all week, my annual pre-spring collapse, which seems to be brought on by the blustery winds and fires and my longing for March snows.   Instead of writing, as I planned, I’ve been curled up in my bed, watching movies and reading books.  One of the things I’m reading is Geraldine Brooks’ […]