About Me

I’ve been writing off and on for twenty years–my first attempts were two plays, two screenplays, and two short stories (hmmm- not sure of the significance of that!). I was a reporter for a local newspaper (and also wrote a variety of columns). I’m proud of my first published book, From Prompting to Shaping to Letting Go, and I look forward to the publication of my first novel, Elanora and the Salt Marsh Mystery.

What People Have Said About Writing

If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.

Toni Morrison

Get it down. Take chances. It may be bad, but it’s the only way you can do anything really good.

William Faulkner

Write while the heat is in you. … The writer who postpones the recording of his thoughts uses an iron which has cooled to burn a hole with.

Henry David Thoreau

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