An Early Writing (and Life!) Lesson from my Dad

Friday, May 30, 2014

This week I went to Jenny Milchman’s reading. She was our guest a few weeks ago (post here). Afterwards, hanging out with Jenny and another fabulous author, Johnny Shaw, we got to talking about the promotion and marketing side of our biz. Johnny said he considered it part of his job, like a woodworker sweeping up his shop at day’s end. We may not like some chores, but we gotta…


Day Is Done, Gone the Sun*

Monday, May 26, 2014

A few weeks ago I was in the D.C. area for Malice Domestic. A new mystery friend, Sherry Novinger Harris, who is local, offered me a ride to the airport. Not only did I get to the airport without having to descend into D.C.’s highly Soviet-esque underground system, complete with bunkers for train stops, but I got a guided tour of the town as we drove. Sherry called it a…