Book Review: Faithful by Alice Hoffman
I was rather lukewarm about Alice Hoffman after I read her Blackbird House. I remember loving the images, her word…
I was rather lukewarm about Alice Hoffman after I read her Blackbird House. I remember loving the images, her word… Read more.
This Story is Killing Me!
I’m deep into Novel #8 (almost done). Writing this story has been an emotional rollercoaster. With scary clowns. And some…
I’m deep into Novel #8 (almost done). Writing this story has been an emotional rollercoaster. With scary clowns. And some… Read more.
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.