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Monthly Archives: July 2012
Four years ago this month and just a couple weeks after my second novel, The Wednesday Sisters, released, I learned it would be on the San Francisco Chronicle bestseller list. A couple weeks later, it hit a national list. I often look … Continue reading
To borrow from the good Dr. S: Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re writing away! Mac and I spent five weeks this spring on our second overseas writing adventure. The first, which began just weeks … Continue reading
I came across this lovely bit in Nancy Pearl’s Book Lust this week, and it screamed “Friday Fun!” “If you’re 50 years old or younger, give every book about 50 pages before you decide to commit yourself to reading it, … Continue reading
I spent a long weekend in February in Portland, Maine with my best friend, Jenn DuChene. Jenn–a Wednesday Sister and a Ms. Bradwell–is definitely a good sport for being willing to spend a chilly weekend there with me so I … Continue reading