Aging het poster children against California Proposition Eight: Me and Michael out on the streets of San Francisco last weekend. Vote NO!!!!
So I got a nice email from azteclady, who wrote a highly positive and meticulously detailed review of Almost a Gentleman and posted it at Karen Scott’s blog, Suzanne Brockmann’s scrolling message board, and MyMedia-Forum’s library section. Big thanks, azteclady — for your attention and your energy; for giving a book that was first published … Continue reading Desperately Seeking Suz (and preparing for an election, a book launch, and a visit to the east coast too)
We’re living in shaky times these days — as I’m reminded every day when I read the papers, and particularly when I remember that The Edge of Impropriety will hit the bookstore shelves on Election Day. A serious time. Big issues. Our future and that of all our children. But you probably don’t come to … Continue reading An Outbreak of Happiness
The Edge of Impropriety is scheduled to be released on election day, Tuesday, November 4, 2008. And — try as I might to tell myself that the problems of one little writer don’t amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world — I’ve got to admit that these days I’m nervous about the … Continue reading Romance in Shaky Times
I admire authors who turn from one project to the next with ease and grace, but sad experience has taught me that I’m not one of them. In fact, the best evocation of how I feel when I finish a book might be found here, on YouTube. Jangly, neurotic, utterly confused about how I got … Continue reading You may ask yourself how do I work this
While I should have been writing, I dove into the matrix and found these treasures instead. Herein, then, a weekly recoup of things rich, strange, and sometimes yummy, from online. ** * ** * ** * Beginning with composer Allen Shawn’s touching food and family reminiscence from last Sunday’s New York Times Magazine. I’m including … Continue reading Food for Thought (well, not only…)
Let’s start this story, as a love story often begins, at a point of crisis. You’re faced with a life-threatening illness, you sign into the hospital a cancer screening test. Not only are you scared for yourself, but you want every possible protection and support for your partner and your children. Marital status? the person … Continue reading For More Happy Ever Afters