21 Mar, 2021

World Poetry Day: A Mother’s Garden

2021-03-21T18:12:44+00:00March 21st, 2021|Writing Encounters|

Mother’s garden, secret and circumscribed, grooms the smell of well-trodden moss to cloak the moonscaped sliver of silver beds. Scents of life teem with rotted death and swell.   Immortal in what is left, impervious to the fleeting beat of [...]

20 Mar, 2021

How to Avoid a Climate Disaster: A Review

2021-03-20T21:51:41+00:00March 20th, 2021|Writing Encounters|

Bill Gates comes to this issue with down-to-earth prose and common sense solutions. As someone who grew up in the 1970's when we first began REALLY talking about climate issues, his references to that time period should serve as a [...]

13 Apr, 2020

Reviewing the World of Sociopaths and Psychopaths

2020-04-13T17:29:51+00:00April 13th, 2020|Writing Encounters|

Snakes in Suits grew out of the authors “growing realization that the lack of specific knowledge about what constitutes psychopathic manipulation and deceit among businesspeople was the corporate con’s key to success.” Accordingly, the authors’ premise is “psychopaths do work [...]

6 Apr, 2020

2020-04-06T18:31:26+00:00April 6th, 2020|Writing Encounters|

3 out of 5 stars This was an interesting read with some clear insight into the problems behind big data that I think most people intuit exists. I especially found his theory that individual "reputation" is controlled and harmed by [...]

28 Aug, 2018

5 Reasons We Tell Stories

2018-08-28T20:00:49+00:00August 28th, 2018|Writing Encounters|

We tell ourselves stories in order to live.--Joan Didion Stories. It has now been a couple of months since Entangled Moon was published. Between marketing, attending writing conferences, working on my second book(s), and enjoying summer activities with family and [...]

12 Jun, 2018

Entangled Moon Characters

2018-06-12T16:26:59+00:00June 12th, 2018|Writing Encounters|

Relationships can get complicated. Here is a list of the characters who really matter or who help drive the plot in Entangled Moon. Feel free to print this off and refer to it when things get...well, entangled: Heather Collings--protagonist and [...]

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