Monthly Archives: June 2013

Unexpected Graces

For the past five years, ever since my best friend Laura gave me a single strawberry plant for my backyard garden, I’ve had a running fight with the local squirrels over just whose strawberries they are. Strawberries are replicators, so … Continue reading

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Fun With Fiction

Writing-wise, we have one heck of a deep bench here in Greater Chicagoland. A source of pride brought home to me this past weekend at the Printers Row Flash Fiction Contest, sponsored by the Midwest Chapter of Mystery Writers of … Continue reading

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Omigawd, So Much To Do…

Busy gearing up for Printers Row Litfest today. A whole weekend of digging through used-book piles, looking for buried treasures… signing and reading and selling my mystery novel at the Mystery Writers of America tent… talking shop/attending panels with fellow … Continue reading

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