My book finally found a publisher (!!)

Okay, the big news: My memoir which I’ve been working on for over 14 years (Fourteen years, people. Fourteen. Frigging. Years.), found itself a publisher. (Sounds of party noisemakers here, balloons flying through the air, shouts of intoxicating glee–the whole works). Hunger, and Lies releases this November from Raised Voice Press. It’s been a long, wild,… Read More My book finally found a publisher (!!)

White cat, in the middle of the road (and William Carlos Williams)

Isn’t it funny, the things that haunt us? Last weekend I covered a summer festival in my newspaper beat town and as I drove to the store afterwards, I noticed something white in the middle of the road. At first I thought it was a plastic trash bag but then realized, with a sick feeling in my stomach, that it was… Read More White cat, in the middle of the road (and William Carlos Williams)

Writing like crazy, and a visit from a fictional ghost

This is about all I’ve seen for the past couple of days: I’m pushing like crazy to get Waiting for My Daughter’s Ghost, my second novel, to my agent by next week and have one last chapter to finish. This last chapter is proving most difficult. Not only do I have to wrap everything up and resolve plot lines but I need to leave readers feeling full and satisfied,… Read More Writing like crazy, and a visit from a fictional ghost