Monthly Archives: May 2014

The very first page of your novel

Honestly, its been a battle this week between end-of-the-school year errands, writing the blog and the fun challenge of picking out eye-glasses frames from Warby Parker.  But I’ve still got to write my pages, and  to re-think the very first one. … Continue reading

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Going Public

I’ve spent the last ten years or so quietly writing. First I wrote a mystery novel, then I got an agent, then the mystery novel didn’t sell. Then I felt insecure and didn’t write for a long while. Then I … Continue reading

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Bite into “Chocolat” for pleasure and plot

I take another, from a tray marked Peche au miel millefleurs. A slice of peach steeped in honey and eau-de-vie, a crystallized peach sliver on the chocolate lid.  From “Chocolat” by Joanne Harris.  Quote formatting from Bryton Taylor’s Food in Literature … Continue reading

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