• Little Diva Rising

    The First Day of Shooting

    Last Saturday, shooting began on Little Diva Rising. Over the coming weeks, I’m going to talk about the project, the cast, and the crew, and chronicle how it’s all going. So I’ll begin with … me. Most of my bio is well-known. If you’re reading my blog, then surely you’d…

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  • Life of the Mind

    The Next Work: Part I

    Back in 2011, my sister in-law was battling cancer. I was in the Austin Hospital, awaiting surgery on a broken leg after being hit by a car. She was in another hospital, awaiting surgery on the removal of a tumour. She texted me and assured me that one day we’d…

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  • One Terrific Lie


    Here it goes: I’m finished! Well, the first draft anyway. Some people who aren’t writers have asked me if I’m ready to send that novel off to my publisher, Pantera Press. Ha! I wish I could write a flawless first draft. I can’t. Nobody can. Decades ago, when I was…

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