Monthly Archives: December 2011

Happy New Year, everybody!

Early on in 2011, I turned to my husband. “Honey,” I said, “I’m going to be a professional writer.” He looked up from the food he was preparing and looked at me. For a moment there was silence, while he … Continue reading

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A late Christmas post…

I learned to write with a fountain pen. Well, that’s not entirely true; I taught myself to write shortly after I taught myself to read, when I was very small but already as stubborn as I was going to get, … Continue reading

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From ‘Once Upon a Time’ to ‘Happily Ever After.’

One of the hardest things for me to get used to, as a writer, was my process. I had this idea – and I’ve seen it reflected in a huge number of writers and aspiring writers – that you write … Continue reading

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Ah! Eek!

Since Richard Salter linked here from my interview with James Moran, I guess I’d better have some actual content. Oops! So sorry to those who clicked and caught me here in a blog’s version of a state of undress – … Continue reading

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