An Unexpected Sharp Turn

My blogging will be limited over the next few weeks.  I thought for a moment about whether I should talk about this much, but I decided that I wanted to.  After all, as I say above, we’re all in this together. Two days ago my doctor found a large cyst on my...

Thanksgiving: Not Just for Turkeys

Yesterday, I had the amazing experience of meeting my new friend, Tania Hershman (whose new short story collection, The White Road and Other Stories, was recently discussed here). I say this was amazing, not only because I had a fantastic time and a non-stop fun and...

Rambling around the World

I love it when technology works.  Take a look at my wonderful little widget on the right displaying the progress I’m making on novel number 2.  Thanks to JJ, it’s now functioning so well I have moved it up top as a constant reminder (to me) of where...

Keeping it Creative

One of the negative side effects of spending a week, such as I did, in an inspiring retreat in West Cork is that you come home, look at your refrigerator and maybe your washing machine, and say to yourself, “So, now what?”  What can I possibly do to...