Tag Archives: summer reading

What’s On My Nightstand

Do you ever dream about being interviewed by the New York Times after your novel becomes a bestseller? Yes, well. . .  I love that feature in the Book Review, By the Book, where an author is interviewed and asked, … Continue reading

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Bookshops and Afternoon tea in Victoria, BC

Have you ever been to Victoria?  It is a quiet sweet city on a beautiful island.  My friend and I like to visit at least once a year. Recently we headed out on a Friday morning, painfully early as the … Continue reading

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Daily writing habits for very busy people

“What is it about my daily rituals?  Why such pleasure in repetition?  Well, it occurs to me that I might just be practicing…being me.  Those cherished creaks in the old floorboards. The precise angle of the winter sun cheering my … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Summer Reading

I have just discovered a new author – Christopher Castellani.  Castellani has written a trilogy about an Italian Immigrant family, the Grassos, which begins and ends in St. Cecelia, a small village in Italy where the novel’s main characters, Maddalena … Continue reading

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Summer Writing

We’re all aware of the idea of summer reading — those special tables at your favorite bookstore filled with books considered light reads, something to take to the beach or to read on the plane as you journey to the … Continue reading

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