Monthly Archives: August 2011

Ecstasy – holding my novel in my hands – celebrating the long road to publication- remembering Zen in the Art of Rejection

                                                   Zen in the Art of Rejection              A sheet of rejection covered by a layer of garbage, a pitchfork of grass clippings followed by a spade of leaf mold, a layer of manure, a pitted tin cup of … Continue reading

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Old Ladies, Unmarried and in Love – originally appeared on Bywater Books Website http://bywaterbooks.com

Grandmothers, Unmarried and in Love   Our four year old granddaughter Kennedy stands in our dining room with her hands on her hips.  “You know, girls can get married, Memere and Teddy,” she informs us, in case we somehow missed her … Continue reading

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Lets Talk About Sex – Bywater Books Newletter Issue:24 August 2011

  Let’s talk about sex. Or, better yet, let’s read and write about it. What I like about a good sex scene is the inherent drama in it: emotion or a lack of emotion; violence or tenderness; boring sex, humorous … Continue reading

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Meme said that each person gets allotted so many foolish words at birth and after they’re all used up the person dies.

I’m pretty sure what follows is my first published piece.  The first sentence made it into my novel, The Girls Club. MEME  Meme said that each person gets allotted so many foolish words at birth and after  they’re all used … Continue reading

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