Z is for Zoe Sharp

A blogger friend introduced me to Zoe Sharp five years ago. I went on to read her Charlie Fox series and thoroughly enjoyed them. Charlie is an interesting character in a high energy series of books. A couple of month's ago, same friend - thank you Judith - introduced me to a new character by... Continue Reading →

V is for V.I.P.

Who is the most important person to a writer? A reader!  We write for you. Oh yes, we write because we have stories to tell, poems to share with the world, memoirs that need to be recorded for posterity and books on advice and suggestions.   But we write for YOU, the reader.  And once... Continue Reading →

P is for Patricia Sands

I don't remember how I connected with Patricia. Did I read her first book and then go looking for her? Who is this woman, I wondered, who writes so delightfully? I soon discovered that not only does she write interesting stories about characters that sound like someone I might meet and whose company I would... Continue Reading →

I am a writer!

I am a writer. When taxi drivers, here in Cuenca, ask me: “Estás jubilado?” (isn’t that a marvelous word for retired?), I respond: “soy un escritor.” I am a writer. I have been writing since I left home at 14. Before that, I had no privacy and no awareness, really, of how vital it was... Continue Reading →

H is for Beverley Hirst

One of the marvels of our time is, in my opinion, the world wide web.  Being of an imaginative nature, I picture it as the web of life. A place where we can find one another and where, my movement on the web, and yours, impacts life near and far. One of the delights, on... Continue Reading →

Charles de Lint

I have been an avid reader from long before I really understood all I was reading. I mean, what eight-year-old can fully take in all of Hurlburt's Stories of the Bible? That was the first book I read cover to cover. The beauty of being a prolific reader is that you are always coming across... Continue Reading →

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