Want to help me craft the back cover copy of my new novel Marc Antony’s Best Wife coming out this fall? I’ve tested it on my writers’ group and a marketing expert. Can you make it even better? Here it is: Fulvia, the wife of pleasure-loving Marc Antony, knows that whoever controls Rome controls the […]
Sometimes you have to bet on yourself. Jane Austen did. Who else should you bet on? […]
Yesterday I wrote “Finis” on a 304-page first draft of my latest novel. It was a hard slog, but I was motivated […]
What does an author do on vacation? Book shopping, of course! I found unexpected delights in bookstores in San Francisco. […]
I’m scared of Facebook. But Eleanor Roosevelt taught me that I need to do it anyway. […]
What I want is a friendship that endures, through good times and bad. Like the friendship between Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton. […]
Sometimes we think our voice doesn’t matter. Mom and writer Jane Jacobs found out that it does.[…]
I really only read fictional books about women written by women. Otherwise, life is too short to read all the books I want to read. So why would I read a book about New York written by a man?