When I first got to know my mother-in-law back in the mid-80s, I thought her outlook on life and world events a bit self-centered, even isolationist if humans can be called that. I loved Meg dearly, but we talked mostly about books and writing, about inconsequential family things, movies, and fun excursions. In other words, …Read More
Archives for June 2013
As many of you know, Ripley Patton’s first novel, Ghost Hand, is also the first book in a series known as The PSS Chronicles. While Ghost Hand has been getting rave reviews on Amazon and was recently chosen as the June Book of the Month for a Goodreads Book Club with over 1300 members, Ripley …Read More
Locavore Edith Maxwell’s Local Foods mysteries published by Kensington let her relive her days as an organic farmer in Massachusetts, although murder in the greenhouse is new. A Tine to Live A Tine to Die is her new book release, available in print and e-book. A fourth-generation Californian, she has also published short stories of …Read More
Last month I spent a couple of weeks getting my mom moved from the apartment where she’d lived over ten years into an assisted living apartment. It was quite a job, physically and emotionally, but mixed in with the exhaustion and the tedious sorting, shredding, and packing chores were quite a few delightful experiences. One …Read More
The truth is, I haven’t managed to write a word for weeks. Bopping around the country (mostly between Colorado and Illinois and Colorado and California) certainly put a few obstacles in my “get things done at home and in my office” plan. However, I did accomplish a few good things over the last few months, …Read More
I give up. Someone is sticking pins into a little doll that looks just like me. This time they got me in the right tonsil with a strep infection. I think I’m on the road to recovery, so maybe I’ll even have a real post by Sunday. Maybe.
Winner of Tim Northburg’s Novel I’m pleased to announce that Julie Luek is our winner. Julie is a Colorado author and blogger (A Thought Grows) and a member of Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. On the Road Again I’ll be out of town Sunday through Thursday and may not have a lot of computer access while …Read More