October 3, 2017

So I've finally had the request for my acknowledgments page for THE HARPER EFFECT. I kept putting it off, knowing the request was coming, and now I know why! WHAT IF I FORGET SOMEONE?

I'm having sleepless nights, waking up and remembering another name to add. It's not that these 'forgotten' people are unimportant, it's just that with a first novel, the people who helped make it happen can stretch back for years, not just months. And some people helped in seemingly minor but very important...

July 26, 2016

Once upon a time on a blog far far away I wrote this little piece about going to Varuna House—that was 3 years ago and it’s interesting to now compare that visit with the visit this year.

2013:  When I first read the email informing me I'd won a 2 week residential fellowship at Varuna House - the National Writer's House, the icon of writer peace and tranquility, I simply sat there shaking. Oh, and there was a humungous grin on my face.

According to their website, Varuna, the National Write...

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