Month: March 2018

Home Stretch on the WIP

I’m about a week away from finishing the first draft of The Lighthouse, my thirteenth novel. (Some holiday weekend writing will be happening.) Then a bit of rewriting and off for a few rounds of editing. Yay! Read More

I’m fading away from Facebook

This Facebook debacle has pretty much soured me where social media is concerned. I was never a huge fan, since I’m kind of a recluse. I made an effort because I liked being accessible to readers, but this has all been so creepy. I’m still on Facebook for a couple of writers’ groups I really value, Read More

Re: Facebook and Internet Privacy Issues in General

In 1994, I wrote a law school seminar paper called, “The Information Superhighway: Is Privacy the Toll?” This should tell you two things: (1) I’m a visionary; and (2) I’m old. Read More

17th-Century Houseguests Slaughtered Hosts, and Archaeologists Are Investigating

Source: 17th-Century Houseguests Slaughtered Hosts, and Archaeologists Are Investigating Read More

Secrets of the soda bread masters

Here’s a little Irish baking pro tip for St Patrick’s Day. The most surprising one: the importance of letting the fairies out of the bread before baking to ensure good luck. Source: BBC – Travel – Secrets of the soda bread masters Read More

#GetLit this St. Patrick’s with Irish Arts Center – YouTube

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We’ve hit the halfway mark!

This has been some winter, but we’re halfway there to The Lighthouse, I’m happy to share. Watch for it later this spring. A mist-shrouded lighthouse guides two souls home, where a chance at love waits—if they’ll take it. When her last living relative dies, Emily Cooke takes a sabbatical leave to take stock of her Read More

Scottish sleeper trains: Magical journey on rails | CNN Travel

As many times as I’ve visited the UK, I have yet to take the Caledonian Sleeper from London to the Scottish Highlands. But it’s on my list. Source: Scottish sleeper trains: Magical journey on rails | CNN Travel Read More

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