Fun Photo Friday: Post-It Plotting

pile of colorful post-it notes for story plotting

When plotting out a book, trying to interweave numerous plot lines into a chronology and story arc that make sense can bring on a brain cramp! Enter the Post-Its, those humble little slips of paper that have organized many a disheveled thought process. I found my pile of Horseshoes and Hand Grenades Post-Its when I … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: Post-It Plotting

Clinton Item/Worcester Telegram Previews “Horseshoes”

newspaper article on sexual harassment novel

Thanks to my local paper, The Item, for writing up a very nice overview of Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, which also ran in the Worcester Telegram. (Although, can I say, one never knows how much forehead one has until you see a photo cropped this closely, haha!) Following is the text of the article, or … Continue reading Clinton Item/Worcester Telegram Previews “Horseshoes”

Fun Photo Friday: How to Mount a Camel

girl with long hair from back riding camel in desert

Camels are amazing, virtually sandstorm-proof animals. Three sets of eyelids and two rows of eyelashes keep sand out of their eyes, and nostrils that shut entirely keep sand out of their noses. Fascinating statistics about camels abound. They can run up to 40 miles (64 kilometers) per hour, which is as fast as a racehorse, … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: How to Mount a Camel

Renowned Poet Endorses “Horseshoes and Hand Grenades”

two covers of poetry collection books by Susan Roney-O'Brien

I wrote Horseshoes and Hand Grenades (being published in September by TouchPoint Press) in the hopes it will help victims of incest and other forms of sexual harassment and abuse give credence to their experiences, and take steps to heal. So an endorsement like this one from early reader and poet Susan Roney-O'Brien means the … Continue reading Renowned Poet Endorses “Horseshoes and Hand Grenades”

“Courage to Heal” Author Endorses “Horseshoes and Hand Grenades”

Celebrating Laura Davis endorsement of Horseshoes and Hand Grenades

I am so pumped that author Laura Davis is endorsing my forthcoming #metoo novel, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades. Laura, as you may know, is co-author of The Courage to Heal: A Guide for Women Survivors of Child Sexual Abuse. A groundbreaking self-help book when it was first published in 1988, it remains in print today, … Continue reading “Courage to Heal” Author Endorses “Horseshoes and Hand Grenades”