So I’m Busy…

  Who isn’t these days? But busy is the sign of a wonderful, full life, so I’m not going to complain. I am not actually the right person to be juggling all of these balls because multi-tasking makes me break out in hives, but I’d rather be scrambling to fit it all in than sitting…

The Synopsis Monster

  It looms menacingly over me, its shadow blocking out the light of satisfaction and contentment. No matter how much time and effort I feed it, it voraciously demands more, consuming my thoughts even when I am committed to other occupations. It teases. It threatens. It cajoles. It is my synopsis. I have finished Maisie’s…

Old Dog, New Tricks

One of the things I love about my sons as adults is that they are now the teachers, and I truly¬†enjoy learning from them. Currently my younger son is teaching me about alternative rock, and I’m loving it. Context: I’m working on a new book with a working title of “Maisie’s List.” The protagonist is…