Reviews of Other Books for the New York Journal of Books

The Partition by Don Lee, New York Journal of Books, May 17, 2022

I Won’t Give Up My Rubber Band by Shinsuke Yoshitake, New York Journal of Books, May 2, 2022

Fashion Orphans by Randy Susan Meyers and M.J. Rose, New York Journal of Books, April 22, 2022

Patron Saint of Second Chances by Christine Simon, New York Journal of Books, April 1, 2022

New Year by Juli Zeh, New York Journal of Books, January 27, 2022

The Hour of the Witch, Chris Bohjalian, review written June 14th, 2021,
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The Push, Ashley Audrain, review written May 25, 2021, New York Journal of Books ,
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My Year Abroad, Chang-rae Lee, review written February 2, 2021,
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On Family

"Things Unsaid"--"Deeds Undone", Guest Author feature on part of the backstory for my novel, Things Unsaid. MemoryCafe is an online community dedicated to resources on caregiving and aging, June 29, 2020

Talking with Your Parent about Aging and Death--Psychology Today, June 16, 2017 [coauthored with Virginia Simpson, for  "On Call"]

Mother-Daughter Caregiving | In Honor of Mothers’ Day, Marylee MacDonald (author of Bonds of Love and Blood and Montpelier Tomorrow  May 14, 2017

Diva Mamas--Reluctant Mothers in Literature,  Women Writers, Women Books, May 4, 2016

"A Shout-out to Grandparents", Grand,  September 5, 2016

The Creative Process

Writing as Meditation

"Zen Mind, Writer's Mind:  Letting Go",, September 30, 2019

The Creative Process

"From Idea to Screen: The Blank Space",, December 12, 2019

It Is All About Self-Esteem:  Writing Can Be a Blood Sport,, December 2, 2019

"The First Spark--How I Became A Writer",, November 4, 2019

“Memoir or Fiction--That is the Question”,, October 22, 2019

"Rebirth as Authors – Retirees Reinventing Themselves", Women Writers, Women’s Books. An online interview, February 5, 2018

The Audible Format:  A How-to Guide, for Behind the Book,, September 7, 2017

Loving Disturbed Characters-, Shelf Pleasure, November 9, 2016

Cedar St. Times, July 31, 2015 Things Unsaid—Family Pictures, Cedar St. Times, July 31, 2015, p.16

Character Development

Character Development

"An Affection for Flawed Characters" December 20, 2019

The Editing Pen, "Loving the Dark Side", July 22, 2017

Teri Giuliano Long (blog), November 2, 2015--"You Don't Have to Like My Characters"

How-to of Writing

"Mindful Editing and Revising",, March 27, 2020

"The End — Knowing When to Stop",, January 23, 2020

 "The Dreaded Middle--Story Block",, January 7, 2020

"How To Market A Backlist Book",, October 15, 2019 "

Scrivener Convert" , Portland Book Review,  July 13, 2015

Book Club

Engaging With Book Clubs

"One Book. Two Readers. Different Meanings", Shelf Pleasure, August 8, 2016