Writing, part 4: The recipe for success

March 3, 2012

“Finally!” you’re saying. “She’s going to tell me how to get my book published!” Well . . . sort of. Since I hate having to read an entire blog, magazine article, or book to get to the point of the tantalizing title, I’ll cut to the chase. The recipe for success, whether you’re writing a […]

No Kid Hungry: Your $ matched now!

December 7, 2011

Ah, the holidays: We’ve just finished one big meal, and we’re already planning the next. Between those two is a day where people storm shops to buy stuff, extending pepper spray instead of good will to all men. ‘Tis the season to be jolly! And, for a staggering 16 million children, hungry. In Cherries in […]

Happy Bittersweet Anniversary

November 15, 2011

This month marks the third anniversary of the publication of Cherries in Winter, and I have to say this is something of a bittersweet birthday for my book. I wrote Cherries as a response to the collapse of not only our economy, but a way of life. I guess you could say our comfort bubble […]