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The Feminist and the Cowboy

The Feminist and the Cowboy Initially, I liked the memoir by Alisa Valdez entitled The Feminist and the Cowboy.  It reminded me of my own relationship—although minus the drama.  I related to Valdez being a Feminist like myself.   Like Alisa … Continue reading

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From Ethan to Ethan Frome

From Ethan to Ethan Frome You might have read my fiction, my diaries or my dream diaries and noticed that I wrote extensively about a man named Ethan McMillan.  Ethan McMillan is not his real name—it is one I made … Continue reading

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Journal, Diary and Memoir

May 7, 2015 Journal Is what I write considered a diary, a journal or a memoir? I pondered this question as I finished edits on Mono No Aware and continued typing up entries for Wings of Desire. I posed this … Continue reading

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Shine On Sarah

Shine On Sarah Like many others, I didn’t really know who Sarah McLauchlan was until after her 1997 Surfacing. Surfacing was a reference to the 1972 Margaret Atwood novel of the same name. In the novel the female narrator is … Continue reading

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Mad About Belinda Carlisle

Mad About Belinda Carlisle Belinda Carlisle became a favorite singer of mine with her song Heaven Is A Place on Earth back in 1987. I made sure to put that song on my cassette tape compilation. I’d recently gotten more … Continue reading

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The Stories Behind The Stories

“Radiant Darkness” was published by universe.com the fall of 2000. I thought l would give you the skinny on the stories—the stories behind the stories. The first story is Death of a Pizzaman which was inspired by the Arthur Miller … Continue reading

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Summerhouse Later

April 2006 Are we drawn to literature that speaks to us directly?  Can we know someone through what they read?  Is literary biography accurate enough to even bother with? I am listening to Summerhouse, Later by Judith Hermann.  I am … Continue reading

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