Daily Archives: April 18, 2017


I think I might be fired. But I realized it’s my day to blog and it’s been so long. I wanted to say three things:

  1. I read some of Carol’s new book and I can’t stop thinking about it. From the first page she knows how to grab a reader and totally immerse them. There is no one who writes people, real people, like Carol. Not only that, she won an award at the University in town for her teaching. She’s a treasure (tray-shore) and I’m not joking about that. I feel very grateful to know her and learn from her and talk to her and discuss current events and laugh with her.
  2. Stories tie us together. More than anything else.  I believe this. All of us. From every place. From every age.
  3. Writing every day is the only way to finish a novel. I know some people claim to write a novel in a week or maybe even a weekend but to have a crafted, well written, revised beautiful novel, you have to work at it. And work at it. And work at it.

Those are my three things. xoxo

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