Encouragement is a wonderful thing

Read all about it! My profile in Hollywood and Vine Magazine

Interesting things about apartment life

Thing's I'm learning from car-free living

Day One

One Step Closer to Fanhood

A Book I Need to Write

Infectious fascination

Mass Rejection Email Fail (Oh you literary agents: such kidders.)

Redressing a Dystopian Omission

The Newburyport Literary Festival is Coming!


Notes from a Typical Sunday

Charlie the Wonder Dog?

Christmas Courage

Tree Update

On Changing Traditions

Video Note to Self

So Much More than Just Books...

A book to be sipped: Thanks Jabberwocky.

Boston Book Fest!

Initial reviews of "The Cove Keeper"

Book Recommendation: The Hunchback of Neiman Marcus

Writing of another sort

Where Sabrina Reigns, Queen of the Colony

Anticipating a good read! Thanks Katherine.

Andre's in the House

Happy Birthday Ian

Book Recommendation: A Cupboard Full of Coats

Book Review: Lullabies for Little Criminals

Post Hurricane Hope

Book Recommendation: A Cupboard Full of Coats

Shaking it off

Wake Me Up for the Finale


The importance of review...


Sharp barbs in surprising places

God like a radish

On The God of the Hive

On Character Development

On The Blind Assassin

Dialog, dialog

On picture books...

Cookbook Love Blog goes live!

Missing list from Time Traveler's Wife

Time Handling: an ongoing commentary

On lists and depth and artistry

On contrasting writing styles

Settled... mostly

Impossibly early

Template change

"Books I'm Reading" page

Working while recovering

What I'm reading

This week in a nutshell

February RACWI meeting

Another one bites the dust!

On character development

Goodbye Cookbook Collector

Custom jobs


Allegra Goodman comes through

Freedom and obedience

Will the real illustrator please stand up?

Initial comments on "The Cookbook Collector"

Internet presence continues to unfold

Dour fiction

Mary article

Commercial vs. literary fiction

Characters take shape

Picture book

Social media blues

And so it begins...