Mother’s Day is coming!

The owner of my local bookstore, Mac’s Backs on Coventry, will be bringing books to be signed to my house soon — and we will, of course, keep proper social distance! The store has hardcover copies of The Women of the Copper Country in stock and can still ship online orders in time for Mother’s … Read more…

Well, hell.

Don and I are in the COVID19 high risk group, so we are isolating ourselves. We already had a fully stocked pantry and freezer in anticipation of the snowstorms and thunderstorms that can knock out power for a few days at a time. So far, the pandemic is a spectator sport for us. In all … Read more…

Books make good gifts…

If you order my novels from Mac’s Backs / Books on Coventry by December 15, Suzanne can have them to you in time for gift-giving. Tell us in the COMMENTS box at the end of the order form whether you’d like a personalized message or a simple signature. And thanks for supporting a wonderful independent … Read more…

Saying “no” to TED, which I should have said was TEDxSantaClara WAIT! No! SantaCruz! Jeez Louise…

NOTE ADDED ON 12/11/19: As requested, I’ve changed the title of this blog to clarify that I was not invited by TED but by TEDxSantaCruz. See this post for details. =================================================   The Women of the Copper Country was published on August 6, and the novel has done well — we’re in a second printing … Read more…

Signing pre-orders!

The bindery is shipping out crates of The Women of the Copper Country! If you pre-ordered the book from my local independent bookstore, Mac’s Backs / Books on Coventry, you should have your signed/personalized copies next week. Click here for the list of coming events. More are being added, including one in September in at … Read more…

One day at a time

Amid this week’s tumultuous current events, I’ve been working through the galleys of The Women of the Copper Country, which will be published on August 6th this year. Galley proofs are the preliminary versions of publications meant for review by authors, printed up with extra-wide margins so we can pencil in changes and clarifications. Most … Read more…