Writing About Baseball: The Slump from The Postcard & Other Short Stories

I’ll always have a little bit of baseball in my soul, even all these years later after having worked for the Orioles. The truth is, I grew up in baseball. I did. From the age of 19 through my early 30s, I learned so much from working for the Baltimore Orioles organization. That experience molded… Read More Writing About Baseball: The Slump from The Postcard & Other Short Stories

The New Thing: Writing About Baseball (And love. And death.)

It’s quite a combination, I know. Taking the subject of baseball and rolling it into a novel women will want to read. Women’s fiction…contemporary romance…and baseball? Who is she kidding? one might ask. Here’s the thing: I’m finally up for the challenge. At about 35,000 words already written for the novel (BENEATH THE MIMOSA TREE… Read More The New Thing: Writing About Baseball (And love. And death.)

Revenge

With all due respect to Yankees fans, people like my cousin Chrysti, Louis, my Jersey relatives and my husband’s relatives, my kid-sitter Lauren, and my former counterpart at the Yankees who’s still a fan, Gregg Mazzola, it’s time. Time for revenge. As a front office employee during the 1996 ALCS, I sat and cried when… Read More Revenge