random notes from a road trip

Friday: St. Louis, MO, to Rochester, MN 9:00 am – time I planned to leave home. 9:30 am – actual time I left. 9:40 am – Oops. I forgot my camera. Let’s turn around. 9:50 am – second time I left. 100 miles later – Oops. I forgot all of my shower stuff. Hope Les …

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Books Writing


In one of my favorite books, a father named Mo tells his daughter Meggie this: “If you take a book with you on a journey, an odd thing hapens: The book begins collecting your memories. And forever after you have only to open that book to be back where you irst read it. It will …

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more embarrassing writing stories

Weeks ago I promised more stories about all the novels I’ve written, but things like work, and vacation, and reading (lots of reading…I’ve been thoroughly enjoying my reading time), got in the way. So, here we go again…a glimpse into the things I once wrote. My second novel was, like the first, a historical, this …

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