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The Story Behind The Story

In case you’re one of the few people who’ve managed to miss my news, THE TESTAMENT OF HAROLD’S WIFE is coming out September 25 from Kensington Books. I thought you might enjoy the real-life stories that gave life to this novel. There were two completely different experiences that planted the seeds. The first had to… Continue Reading

And Then There Were Three

No fault of the chicken gynecologist’s, but Meg didn’t make it.  She’d seemed much better shortly after the stuck egg removal by Nik and bathtub treatment by Diana, but then she worsened steadily over the next couple of days.  Desperate stabs at word combinations on Google finally yielded a diagnosis that perfectly matched her symptoms: … Continue Reading

The Chicken Gynecologist

Here’s another story about the urban chickens.  I have to admit that research for the next novel is accumulating much faster and more conveniently than material for the one I’m currently writing.  On which I should be concentrating.  But we’re in the first crisis with Diana’s girls, and Nik (her British husband, once renowned for his dedication to reading… Continue Reading

Write What You Don’t Know

Everyone’s heard the line, “Write about what you know.”  If I only wrote about what I know, I’d have run dry years ago.  It’s learning a subject that I’ve stumbled on and become fascinated with, and discovering how it fits with a story idea in my head that keeps me at it.  So my obsession with Diana’s chickens is surely leading… Continue Reading

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