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Literary Mood Board (adapted from Entertainment Weekly)

The January 2021 issue of Entertainment Weekly magazine — yes, I still get the print copy — contains a short, pop-culture-y interview with Barack Obama, asking him about the things that sustained him while writing his recent book A Promised … Continue reading

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Working from home

One small positive outcome of the COVID-19 pandemic is that I have finally had the chance to convert a bedroom into a meaningful workspace that I love. I’d like to share some of that with you. This week, I’m going … Continue reading

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Pop Culture of My Life (thanks, EW)

I really enjoy those interviews with authors, where the interviewer asks things like “What book most influenced you?” and “What book is on your nightstand right now?” I love finding snippets of life and taste in common with my favorite … Continue reading

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Thank you, and welcome!

The #NaughtyandNice giveaway is over, but I wanted to thank those of you who followed me on all the different platforms because of the giveaway. Let me know what kind of posts you’d like to see in the new year: … Continue reading

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Why So Angry?

We were sitting at a red light on Long Island about a week ago during our annual trek back East to visit family and friends (so don’t call it a vacation). We were in the left lane, going straight, and … Continue reading

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A Change in Attitude

If you’ve been around here for a while, you know I don’t make new year’s resolutions. To me, they are an invitation to failure. Do you ever keep yours? Do you know anyone who does? I mean, a couple of … Continue reading

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Alt-Hamlet

I am very excited for the new version of Agatha Christie’s classic murder mystery, “Murder on the Orient Express,” due out in November. The movie, with a cast of notable names, is directed by Kenneth Branagh and he also stars as the famous detective … Continue reading

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Today’s The Day!

April 11, 2017. Release day for FINDING KATE! I’ve been waiting for this day for literally my whole life (and, yes, by literally I mean literally). Other than going to England, publishing a book is the only thing I’ve ever wanted so … Continue reading

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One Week…

There’s a lot going on right now… In seven days, my book will be out in the world. I’m setting up my author pages on Goodreads and Amazon — you know, like a real author — and getting posters made … Continue reading

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Victoria On Masterpiece

The PBS.org description for the season finale of “Victoria” reads: “On the verge of delivering her first child, Victoria spurns advice.” And I thought, “Seriously, ‘Victoria spurns advice’ could describe every one of these episodes.” There’s no doubt that the … Continue reading

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