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Why I Hate “Women’s Fiction”

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Let me clarify: I don't hate Women's Fiction. In fact, my most recently published novel, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, can be classified as Women's Fiction. I hate the term "Women's Fiction". Jodi Picoult - Master of Women's Fiction or just Master of Fiction? I don't understand why we need a genre of literature called "Women's … Continue reading Why I Hate “Women’s Fiction”

Book Signing in the Catskills

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Never have I ever* been as excited as I am now, to announce I'll be participating in a Meet the Authors event in a few weeks. Take that, COVID-19! Or should I say, vaccinations to the rescue! As I know probably every single one of you can relate, it has been too long since we've … Continue reading Book Signing in the Catskills

Book Fun in the Sort-of Sun

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I recently had the privilege of participating in a local author event at the Fuller Public Library in Hillsborough, NH. Library director extraordinaire Samantha Gallo organized the event with 7 local authors. The forecast called for cold and rainy but Mother Nature was on our side. It turned into a beautiful day, partly sunny yet … Continue reading Book Fun in the Sort-of Sun

The Best Character Description Ever

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I recently read The Gargoyle (Anchor Books, 2009) and am compelled to share one of author Andrew Davidson's character descriptions--one so amazing I had to re-read it right then and there, and immediately deemed it The Best Character Description Ever. Authors often struggle to find new and interesting ways to portray their characters as there … Continue reading The Best Character Description Ever