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Where do mermaids come from?

Tonight, Animal Planet will premiere, “Mermaids: The New Evidence,” the follow-up to last year’s special, “Mermaids: The Body Found.” I have no plans to watch. Indeed, I only recently learned of these mockumentaries from my niece, a self-described believer in … Continue reading

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Nancy Drew and the Mystery of Carolyn Keene

Since my admission that I didn’t always know the difference between “Lord of the Flies” and “The Lord of the Rings,” a question has arisen: What did you read as a youngster? That’s easy. During my class’ weekly visits to … Continue reading

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Hobbits are people, too

I’m reading “The Lord of the Rings” for the first time. Why am I just now getting around to it? For longer than I care to admit, I confused the work with “Lord of the Flies.” It was an honest … Continue reading

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The agony and the ecstasy

I agonize over titles. If I had to choose between scrubbing a public toilet and coming up with a book title, I’d slap on a face mask, pull on rubber gloves and grab a brush. With the toilet, at least … Continue reading

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The long and winding road

My novel, “Someone She Always Has Known,” is now available for purchase at http://www.amazon.com/Someone-She-Always-Known-ebook/dp/B00CJYJ330/ref=sr_1_1?s=digital-text&ie=UTF8&qid=1367275467&sr=1-1&keywords=someone+she+always+has+known It’s about time. I started writing the book around the beginning of the century and started sending it to agents and publishers about a decade ago. … Continue reading

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Greetings and salutations

Welcome to my blog, and thanks for taking time to stop by. I’ll be posting about my novel, “Someone She Always Has Known,” and whatever else strikes my fancy. The book follows the college exploits of three young women. None … Continue reading

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