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Why ospreys?

Posted on Mar 30, 2015 | 0 comments

Why ospreys?

As my story developed, I watched my characters discover their own concerns reflected in the lives and habits of the ospreys; my fictional people, I found, were taking comfort, gaining perspective and learning lessons about their own lives through watching and trying to protect these incredible birds.

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A flock of books about birds

Posted on Dec 18, 2014 | 0 comments

A flock of books about birds

Birds. They have four limbs—just like us. They walk on two legs—just like us. They like to sing—just like us.

And yet they are so very different from us. Which is why we find them so fascinating.

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Twitter and the Writer Scorned

Posted on Dec 5, 2014 | 0 comments

Twitter and the Writer Scorned

Truth? I do love it, when it’s going well. That’s about 10 percent of the time. The rest of the time, it’s a festival of pain, procrastination, frustration and self-loathing.

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WASHASHORE in the Vineyard Gazette

Posted on Oct 22, 2014 | 0 comments

WASHASHORE in the Vineyard Gazette

“So, washashore, why are you here on the Island?” a new classmate taunts in the second chapter of a new book for young adults. “Your parents some of those summer people who think it might be fun to come and live among the locals for a while?”

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What I didn’t post on Facebook

Posted on Sep 29, 2014 | 8 comments

What I didn’t post on Facebook

The most important things that happened in my life this summer never ended up on Facebook.

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More about me

Posted on Jul 28, 2014 | 0 comments

More about me

Lu Ann Worley of Rockin’ Book Reviews posted an interview with me last week. I enjoyed answering her questions about my childhood and development as a writer. She even included some old photos of me! You can read the interview here. Lu Ann also posted a nice review of WASHASHORE a couple of weeks ago, in which she called it “compelling” and “super for a relaxing summer read.” Check it out here. Thanks, Lu Ann!...

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