I promised a Christmas story to myself…but it never came. No, that’s not right. The ones that came were not stories I wanted to write. Not stories I wanted to unearth and know. It was a wonderful Christmas this year, full of love and peace, accentuated perhaps not by my own loss, but by the […]Read More The Day after
Warmth. Sun. Co-operative kids. Not words that come together too often, so I decided to take advantage and READ! Yes, this is how I spend my off time. The four boys (one of them mine, the other three are The Neighbors) were installed in the shade with a pile of Lego. No running, yelling – […]Read More A Writer’s Day Off
In the last few months I have decided to crawl out my writer’s hole and begin attempting to enter the world of published authors. So far it has been a very positive experience, and not as harrowing as I had feared. When I announced a publication to my children who are 3 and 5, I […]Read More The Unexpected Pleasures in Publication…
My 3-year-old daughter came to see what I – her mama – was working on so intently. It was a warm sunny day, and we haven’t had many of those yet, and here I was, sitting in the backyard, typing away on my laptop (I’m writing my second novel). She told me she wanted to […]Read More My pre-schooler…..the writer.