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  • I remember reading a Dean Koontz novel years ago with a telepathic dog as a main character. I ate the book up in a matter of hours then later thought, wow, he really h...
  •   Getting there. We need a little more story and a little less bio. The questions that leap into my mind from your sketch are: (1) what are the two races in Amy's gene...
  • Sally, At book fairs and in-store signings, I always try to connect with the readers by first asking them what they like to read. I'm a reader too, so that allows a c...

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    It was where movies stars used to go and rest up, be pamper...script their agents had just sent over. A series of modest bungalows set around a beau...setts. Back when his books didn’t sell or sold only modestly, they lived in a much sma...
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    The Keys to the Kingdom Finding Place in Historical Fiction When your eyes glaze ov...ronze mythical animals are situated above the entry way. Julia Morgan’s 1937 remodel of the façade and gold lobby...
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    MISTAKEN It was almost closing time when struggling to get my card out of my wallet, I walked in. The attendant looked deeply into my eyes with concern and asked, “Wh...

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  • Here's an excerpt from T.S. Eliot's Burnt Norton -- I've always loved its wistfulness: Other echoes Inhabit the garden. Shall we follow? Quick, said the bird, find th...
  • As a newer writer (past five years) and mom of two young children, I have to credit the non-writers in my life for giving me the space to do this. Just today, my husba...
  • I'd love to follow the chats, but I'm rarely on the computer after two in the afternoon. I write from six a.m. to 1p.m., then hubby comes from work and I fix dinner, c...