Why I wrote about the Virgin Mary, or “Hello? Hello? Do you see me?”


Choosing to write about religious topics is risky. All my writing book advisors go on about 'finding your niche' and being sure people want to read what you are writing...and of course, being contrary, I wrote the book and then wanted to publish it. It's a bonus if people buy it, I told my self.…

Being Seen (and read) or where the heck did that chin hair come from?


Well, it's out in the wilds. The ebook version is launching on Saturday. The book. My book. By me. All alone. It all seems such a small story, so meaningless. I mean, I like it, but I am having trouble dealing with the thought of my friends reading it and then having to make a…

Faking it til you make it, or Hey! My book is out!!


So, how many of you leap into things, smiling through faces while hiding a certain amount of quavering within? I've done it all my life, think I've come from a family who taught me about this, created another family who can do it. It's a useful skill. Got me through university, job interviews, marriage, parenting.…