Category Archives: writing

Writing a Memoir Is Not Narcissistic

I struggle with the fear that memoir writing is a narcissistic pastime. I blame the fear on a  haunting 19th century painting I encountered in the Presbyterian church I attended throughout my childhood. I can still imagine that large and … Continue reading

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Announcing New Book "Treat Gently, This Gentle Man"

Announcing my new book Treat Gently, This Gentle Man This book is for anyone who needs some solace, some insight, or some companionship from someone who has lived through what countless other adult children have experienced—the impending and actual death … Continue reading

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Stephen King Interview

In this youtube.com video, Stephen King tells what inspired him to write Dreamcatchers and how he developed his ideas. Dreamcatchers is not a book or movie for the faint of heart; the premise of the alien source is really gross … Continue reading

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Writer Envy – An Opportunity

I have a serious case of writer envy. Stephen King, Ann Lamott, Ian Frazier, Anita Diamant, Deborah Larsen. A stream-of-consciousness list of contemporary authors that spans genres and topics. Envy emerges in me because I want to be like someone, … Continue reading

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