Monthly Archives: May 2012

Finn’s Soundtrack part deux

The evil genius and deity Jessica Anthony had me create a soundtrack to help get inside a character’s head.  I previously posted some selections from that soundtrack (  At this point, Finn has more playlists on my ipod than I … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day and books

I’m gearing up for another weekend of grappling with my manuscript.  Sunday is also Mother’s day.  I can largely thank or blame my mother, depending on how I feel about my book in progress, for my presence in a graduate … Continue reading

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Real Housewives and Real Women

I recently read the memoir “Wild” by Cheryl Strayed.  She tells the story of enduring tragedy, candidly acknowledges her very poor choices, and goes on an eleven hundred mile hike on the Pacific Coast Trail seeking redemption.  She is forthright, … Continue reading

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