How Can it Be?
I’m reading through the Gospel of John. Just this morning I came across the account of Jesus and the woman…
I’m reading through the Gospel of John. Just this morning I came across the account of Jesus and the woman… Read more.
On Writing Slowly
If you’re a new fan, you picked a great time to discover me. I have seven novels in the can…
If you’re a new fan, you picked a great time to discover me. I have seven novels in the can… Read more.
San Clemente: More than a setting
Do you remember the television series, “The Wonder Years”? That was my growing-up experience in a suburb of Los Angeles.…
Do you remember the television series, “The Wonder Years”? That was my growing-up experience in a suburb of Los Angeles.… Read more.
Literary Honors and Paralyzing Self-Doubt
Back in January I entered The San Clemente Bait Shop and Telephony in two literary contests. I believed the story…
Back in January I entered The San Clemente Bait Shop and Telephony in two literary contests. I believed the story… Read more.
Patti’s Doo-Dah Chicken Marsala
Back in the olden days when my two sons were much shorter and less hairy, I was the sole cook…
Back in the olden days when my two sons were much shorter and less hairy, I was the sole cook… Read more.
The Seeds of a Story
I have seven (almost 8!) novels under my belt. (That number shocks me too.) No one asks me how I…
I have seven (almost 8!) novels under my belt. (That number shocks me too.) No one asks me how I… Read more.
Why Magical Realism
I live with a sense of wonder and expectation every day. I don’t practice any sort of magic. In fact,…
I live with a sense of wonder and expectation every day. I don’t practice any sort of magic. In fact,… Read more.
Welcome to My World
Welcome to day one of my new blog! I love beginnings. I make New Years resolutions, which I…
Welcome to day one of my new blog! [Cue trumpets.] I love beginnings. I make New Years resolutions, which I… Read more.