Solstice 2020: taking the show on the road!

Happy Holidays to all! In this dark and quiet time near the Winter Solstice, who wouldn’t enjoy the bright company of friends for an hour – even if online? I offer to you the opportunity to Zoom-host a local-mystery author in your circle of friends or book group. That’s right: you, me, your friends, (andContinue reading “Solstice 2020: taking the show on the road!”

Rightfully Hers: Happy 100th to the Suffs!

This August marks the 100th anniversary of the “Women’s Vote” win that was an epic 72-year struggle, spanning two generations of women. Elizabeth Cady-Stanton kicked it off by writing the “Declaration of Sentiments” in 1848 in Seneca Falls, NY, before her daughter Harriot Stanton-Blatch was even born. In 1902 the mom died (at 86 yearsContinue reading “Rightfully Hers: Happy 100th to the Suffs!”

Book Launch (in social isolation)

At the very beginning of social isolation, the local paper called me to write a story about what one does when your book launch gets swallowed up by the virus. Here is a link to the article: https://www.seacoastonline.com/news/20200409/incident-at-exeter-tavern-author-launches-new-book-in-self-isolation Two months have passed, and I have spent the cold, rainy, and isolated spring of 2020 writingContinue reading “Book Launch (in social isolation)”

You Must Be The One To Write It

If there is a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, you must be the one to write it. ~ Toni Morrison “Toni Morrison – The Pieces I Am”, a 2019 documentary, was offered as a selection on a recent flight I took aboard American Airlines. I had heard aboutContinue reading “You Must Be The One To Write It”

Hot Flash at Night

Ballad of the Hot Flash at Night (to the tune of Beverly Hillbillies)   Come and listen to a story ‘bout a woman in her bed For one full year all a-sweatin’ and a-red Then one day she had had it up to here Sat at her laptop and did a questionnaire (“bout getting oldContinue reading “Hot Flash at Night”