Blog 2017-06-21T14:27:56+00:00
2203, 2018

In Preparation for Passover

We hosted our first Seder as newlyweds in Cincinnati with other transplant friends, and later in our walk-up on Hancock Street in Boston when our kids were little. On Hancock Street, we’d gather snugly around a dining-room table (which now serves as a kitchen table in our current home). I [...]

403, 2018

The Nine

Very excited that my second novel, The Nine, will be released by She Writes Press in the Spring of 2019.   Attached is a Spotify playlist to get you in the frame of mind.    

202, 2018

How Much of This Is Autobiographical?

This is the question I receive most often when visiting with book clubs and readers. Haven’t you noticed how books or movies “based on a true story” seem to hold so much appeal? People really want to know what "really happened." Well, I try not to disappoint.   The answer [...]

101, 2018

A New Year

  Before I look forward to 2018’s resolutions, I need to say thank you to 2017. There hasn’t been a year in which I’ve felt such gratification.  Yes, my first novel, EDEN, was published, but that occasion became the catalyst for something much bigger. I often dubbed my [...]

2911, 2017

Thinking about Adam, Eve, and the Garden

As I’ve traveled from place to place over the past seven months talking about EDEN, it has been revelatory that many readers do not connect my novel with the metaphor of the Garden of Eden. I would have thought the book’s title would be the first giveaway. This is less [...]

2610, 2017

November means….'s time for NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month). In 2016, I committed to writing 2,000 words a day on my manuscript for the month and that burst of productivity resulted in me completing the draft of a novel by year's end.  Whether you end up with a complete draft of [...]

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