Jerusalem Book Fair – We’re in!

Yippee! Woohoo! Halleluhah! Menopause in Manhattan will be premiering at the Jerusalem Book Fair! Although there’s been no official launch, and the US version has not yet been released, the forces that be are conspiring to help. The United States Embassy will be hosting a booth at this year’s book fair and they’ve kindly to […]

Today’s the day-It’s going to happen!!!

It’s going to happen today at 2:00 (that’s 1400 hours for those of you on 24 hour time). The printer called and said the books will be ready. That means the “new” books – without my email printed on the cover, without the misspelled words that I did not catch, without the uneven border all […]

Self-Publishing – Pre Press Part

I thought that the writing of the novel would be the hard part – how wrong I was! I’ve  completed a novel – my first book after several years of writing cookbooks and articles for magazines and newspapers. I was determined to do it all – by myself. That means I was forgoing the “traditional” […]

Notes on Editing…

And I thought writing a novel would be the hard part. NOT! Getting it edited is nearly killing me! I’ve been involved with this book for the better part of three years. Its true, I’ve done other things during that time, but yikes!, I thought I’d be done by now! I find the writing part […]

Keyboard Fashion

My keyboard has a leopard skin coat, and I’m wearing schmatehs!

Procrastination is my best friend!

I don’t intend to procrastinate. It just happens. I’m determined to go over my novel for the very last time and edit it as per Karine’s (my editor) corrections. I actually like the process. But I am so not doing it! I’ve been involved in writing this novel for the last three years. Its gone […]