BOOKISH — Sunday Book Festival and Monday Book Talk on the Docket

Tomorrow begins Day One of the Baltimore Book Festival. Book lovers in Baltimore—there’s a lot to rejoice. The lineup of authors is terrific, and local authors and speakers will be there as well sharing stories about writing and publishing. I’ll be in the Author’s Tent on Sunday, September 27 from 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. […]

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A Few Updates On This Rainy Saturday

Happy Saturday! It’s a rainy afternoon here in the Annapolis area. I’m a little disappointed in the weather because I was slated to watch my son’s high school golf match today, but the rain has postponed it. I’m very proud of him for making the golf team. He worked hard over this past year, practicing […]

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“Do You Like Being An Author?” she asked.

* * * I was sitting in the Author’s Tent at the Baltimore Book Festival a couple of weeks ago when a young lady and her friend came up to my table. They couldn’t have been more than 12 or 13. I had bookmarks and candies as giveaways on my table, along with a stack […]

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PhotoScrapbook From The Baltimore Book Festival

If you couldn’t make it to this year’s Baltimore Book Festival, you missed out. What a great day it was! I got to connect with friends, both old and new. There were books, food, demonstrations, live music, a kids area, book talks, and so much more. The weather held out for us until about 5:45 […]

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Trifecta

I have three quick words of thanks in today’s very short, but humble, blog post. First, thank you to last night’s book club. What a welcoming group they were, and my one thought when I walked out the door was, they are lucky to have each other. What a supportive, kind, and sweet group of […]

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The Power of Forgiveness

“People can be more forgiving than you can imagine. But you have to forgive yourself. Let go of what’s bitter and move on.” ~ Bill Cosby When people ask me what BENEATH THE MIMOSA TREE is about, I try not to get off course when I give them my “elevator summary of the plot.” Ultimately, […]

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Upcoming Events…Come and see me!

September is right around the corner, and there are lots of events on the docket. It will be a busy month as I continue promoting BENEATH THE MIMOSA TREE. I’ve had a lot of support from friends & colleagues, local businesses and groups, and students–both current and former. Here’s a list of events I’ll be […]

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