A Chronicle of Progress as I write my fourth novel. After completing my third novel, Gator Bait - A Tennis Team Mystery, I wondered which direction my next novel should take. I’ll be honest. I dithered around. I was busy preparing Gator for publication, marketing my other novels, and distracted from writing daily . . . … Continue reading The Birth of a Novel
I love to see the woods behind my house greening up. To me it means hope after a long winter. Today is rainy and overcast, but my backyard looks beautiful anyway . . . fresh and new. Speaking of fresh and new . . . Along … Continue reading Happy Month of May!
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion is full of ironic, smart wit. Those who enjoy obvious, slapstick types of humor may not catch the author’s brand of humor, but it cracked me up. Professor Don Tillman is a geneticist with a very high IQ, a remarkable memory, and some sort of syndrome, probably Asperger’s Disease, … Continue reading “The Rosie Project”- Hilarious
My Review of Me Before You by Jojo Moyes Not all love stories have a happy ending. Me Before You may not even be a love story, but it ends as it must to make this novel meaningful. There is little suspense. No real romance. Instead, this is a quiet story of a young woman … Continue reading Review of “Me Before You”
Unusual Villains and Moral Dilemmas Dan Brown never fails to weave a suspenseful story. I bought this book, knowing I’d learn something about history, geography, or art, and I certainly did. However, there is a point at which the author’s research gets in the way of the story. I skipped and scanned through many detailed … Continue reading My Review of “Inferno” by Dan Brown