fiction

Editorial interference

“Revision is a very physical process, best done by hand, much like decoupage.”                                                                         –me, 3:00p.m. The fact is, I insist on editorial interference. I would be lost without it. The

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Four legged houseguest

This week, I’m a foster mom. Sonny the lab-mix has come to stay while his people are on vacation. He loves the beach! Who doesn’t love the beach? Gorgeous morning

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From Lawyer to Liar

A conversation (and apologies for the above headline, which I couldn’t resist) with bestselling author Robert Dugoni: Although he’s been a lawyer for nearly twenty years, Robert Dugoni has been

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I am in such trouble.

I still haven’t come up with a title for my book. For me, this is either completely simple–it pops into my head right away and it’s perfect for the book

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What makes a good book title?

I went away for the weekend–to Klipsan Beach–to find a title for my new book. My ever-wise editor wants it to reflect a) a sense of place and b) a feeling of

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I want to go to Istria.

Pardon me, I have to insert a quick kvell. Just had the nicest 3-way. On the phone, you guys, on the phone. My editor and agent called to let me know

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My low-tech laptop.

A quick reminder – Booklovers’ weekend at the Ocean Lodge is coming up! There’s an article about it here. News flash and a huge, huge thank you to readers–The Winter

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Heart to Heart

So in the grand scheme of things, this is probably not huge, but this month’s interview in “Heart to Heart” is something I’ve always wanted to do. Thanks to Ginger Curwen

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