Monthly Archives: September, 2013
Not Again! Writer’s Block
Many writers I know suffer from that horrifying paralysis known as writer’s block. I can be lazy, uninspired and many other things, but I can always write. I follow the Stephen King School of writer’s block. Put your butt in the chair. The work will follow. Still, I often prefer to describe my inactivity as […]
Why are Writers Crazy and Hard to Live With?
Okay, don’t get too excited. No, that isn’t me in that photograph. You think I’m nuts? That I’d let anyone who cares enough about what I say actually see me the way my husband has to see me at various points during the writing process?
Cork, Ireland: My #1 Irish Fan
One of the unanticipated boons of having a novel published has been the amazing correspondence I have received from people who have read Saving Max. I had no idea that young people would become one of my largest groups of readers. So many teenagers who have written to me either have Asperger’s or have family […]