Monthly Archives: October 2011

Forward, Back

Why this still confounds me, I don’t know. After all this time as a writer, you’d think I would have made peace with it. What am I’m talking about? The fact that yesterday I had a great writing session and … Continue reading

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Deadline Devotee’

When Flo Ziegfeld was producing a show with Rodgers and Hart, he imperiously ordered the fabled songwriting duo to create a new tune tout suite. Our boys Dick and Larry went back to their hotel and in one afternoon came … Continue reading

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Beloved Boosters

A trifle tipsy am I after wine and dinner with my dear friend Lynne, who has lived down the street from me for about 10 years and is about to move to California. Oh, woe is me! How I shall … Continue reading

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Staying True

There is only once success — to be able to spend your life in your own way. Christopher Morley For some reason, tonight, when I should have been working on my writing I ended up watching part of the “X … Continue reading

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Making Time

Just today, I had the chance to hear three women writers give readings and discuss their work. One was my gifted friend Nancy, who’s a member of my writing group. The three selections, two short stories and a fragment from … Continue reading

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Shifting Gears

Getting together with my writing group is always fun — I never know what someone is going to come up with. This time around our two presenters both submitted non-fiction pieces. Each had a lot of promise and as always, … Continue reading

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Victory Dance

Today, I just hit a major milestone. After working on my YA novel for almost two years, I finally put all the pieces together in one document. I now have a full book: It’s almost 300 pages long. When I … Continue reading

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