For all the friends and family in my life (especially Mark):
A Writer’s Apologia
Although I love you, I may not see you for hours or days or weeks, even if we live or work together.
When writing, my inbox and voice messages pile up around me until I forget that they are there. My intention is to get to them, but in all probability, they will be lost. I appreciate your efforts to send me repeated messages. I…Continue
You may recall a few months ago, when I posted a Storify link to Xe Sands' live-tweeting of my novel, THE SILENCE OF TREES. You can see the story here.
I love audiobooks, and it really is a dream-come-true to have THE SILENCE OF TREES in this form. I always heard the protagonist Nadya's voice in my ear as I was…Continue
I became involved with the Chicago Literary Hall of Fame because I believe that Chicago has an important literary legacy deserving of attention. After two induction ceremonies where we celebrated historical writers, it was time to look at the contribution of writers living and working in Chicago.