It's Not Me, It's You

Like most writers, I’ve had my share of bad reviews.¬†¬†I’ve also had more than my share of glowing raves.¬†¬†Early in my career, there was so little attention to my work that the good reviews could make my day.¬†¬†And the bad ones could send me to bed.¬†¬†Over the years, after having experienced the full range of…

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Closing the Door

There’s a village in my computer — friends, fans, readers, and colleagues.¬†¬†It’s a populous, sometimes chaotic little burg always bustling with news, gossip, opinions and potential excitement.¬†¬†It’s very attractive to the writer, the quiet, semi-recluse who is often alone in her own head.¬†¬†When the words dry up and the blank page seems a mile long,…

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Book Groups and Pajamas

I love book groups.¬†¬†What could be better than a gathering of smart, funny, engaged woman (well, it usually¬†is all woman, and maybe a husband or two) talking about books?¬†Generally, wine and snacks are involved.¬†¬†And I’m usually in my pajamas.¬†¬†It’s true — a couple of times a month, sometimes every week, I join in book group…

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