Monthly Archives: October 2015

A glimmer of hope

With the endless presidential campaigning in the US and the politicization of any and every news item, media negativity has reached a tipping point – at least in my life. I can’t take it anymore. More than once I’ve considered … Continue reading

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OAT: Back to the future with Wild Raspberries

In the spirit of this week’s Back to the Future memorials (Marty McFly arrived on the 21st!), this week’s Other Author Thursday is on Saturday. Okay, it’s really because life got in the way and I missed my self-imposed deadline, … Continue reading

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OAT: More than an author – my boss, my mentor, my friend

I’m always eager to share the work of fellow writers (hence Other Author Thursday!), but this week’s entry is extra-special. Sharon Short is the author of not one but two detective series (Patricia Delaney and Josie Toadfern) – enough reason … Continue reading

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I read banned books – out loud!

This is one of those events I keep hoping will outlive its usefulness: Banned Books Week. Unfortunately, it seems to become more important each year, and I first blogged about it in 2010. And while I don’t like to keep repeating … Continue reading

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