Category Archives: Creative Writing

I'm so happy the worst is behind me

My First Time!

I’ve never had a hospital stay. Of course I’ve been in plenty of them – visiting sick people and designing hospital interiors when I was an interior designer in New York. But an overnight stay after a procedure? Never, until now. Earlier this week I had hip replacement surgery. Sounds horrific, makes me feel ancient and was scary

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Maxie's back!

Farewell Noble Cat

SHE’S BACK!!!! I don’t know how, or from where, but Maxie returned last night. I pulled into the driveway from a grocery expedition and I heard loud meowing. I carefully opened the car door and to my utter surprise and delight – it was my darling Maxie. She was skinny as can be, and seemed

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But how will Oprah find me?

I’ve written a book. I’ve published it. I’m working like crazy to get the book its fair share of attention. Now what? When will Oprah phone? I meant it as a joke, well only sort of. In the process of marketing, I’ve joined lots of organizations, blogs, groups, etc. that appeal to writers. And one

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Genre, genre, what’s my genre?

You think that when the writing is over the fun begins? I don’t think so! There’s so much more to do. And figuring out your genre is top of the list. One of the first assignments I found myself steeped in was determining what genre my novel fell into. What category of writing was it?

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