That Girl and Me

That girl in the photo is me in 1970 at 16 years old. The expression on my face pretty much sums up my attitude during a wide swath of my adolescence: wary, protective (check out

Still Writing…

In my last blog post, I wrote about the deeply personal standalone novel I’ve been working on for (cough) three years now. Well, folks, I’m still working on it. Several trusted friends and great readers,

Choosing Fiction to Tell the Truth

The book I’m working on now is different from anything I’ve written before. I’m taking a break from my Nan Vining series and writing a semi-autobiographical standalone novel about life with my mentally ill mom.┬áIn