Saying goodbye to my sister (and Eva, too)

I came down to Tucson not just to enjoy the sunshine or run the trails, though I admit that I love the sunshine and love running desert trails. I came down to finish the memoir of my sister, who died almost fifteen years ago from complications of an eating disorder. I began the memoir shortly… Read More Saying goodbye to my sister (and Eva, too)

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