New Nonfiction Books – Great Stories for Lifelong Learners

Love to sink your teeth into interesting non-fiction that expands your mind and helps you look at others’ lives in new ways? Several recently published books tell great, true stories for those of us who are lifelong learners – vicariously visit the South Pacific or Paris, climb the Himalayas, or dig into the Tennessee roots of The Secret Garden. … More New Nonfiction Books – Great Stories for Lifelong Learners

New Books on Christian Living and Spirituality

Hello Readers!  After taking the last several months off to complete two first-draft manuscripts, I’m back to blogging. Now that I’ve come up for air, I’m delighted to report that I’m also back to reviewing new books and sharing my thoughts and recommendations. I know many of my followers are Episcopalians, and I want to … More New Books on Christian Living and Spirituality

Writing is Like Yoga: Books for Improving Craft and Career

Writing is like practicing yoga: it’s truly a practice. You work at it all the time, and you re-visit the basics of your craft on a daily basis. You might have your off days.  You have other days when you’re hitting on all cylinders. Hopefully, you improve over time. If you’re like me and work … More Writing is Like Yoga: Books for Improving Craft and Career

Having It All, Losing It All, and Finding Redemption

When the economy crashed in 2008, I watched the stock market tank, careers end, and fortunes lost with a sense of deja vu. I had been through it before and come out a different person. My book, Ginger’s Reckoning, was written as self-therapy for dealing my own financial crash and destroyed career. My husband and … More Having It All, Losing It All, and Finding Redemption