THINGS UNSAID

Articles

Reviews of Other Books

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

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 (an article for Mother's Day) "A Shout-out to Grandparents", Grand,  September 5, 2016
The Creative Process

Writing as Meditation

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

The Creative Process

"From Idea to Screen: The Blank Space", Shewrites.com, December 12, 2019 It's All About Self-Esteem:  Writing Can Be a Blood Sport", Shewrites.com, December 2, 2019 "The First Spark--How I Became A Writer", Shewrites.com, November 4, 2019 “Memoir or Fiction--That is the Question”, Shewrites.com, 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",  Shewrites.com, 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" SheWrites.com 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", BooksByWomen.org, March 27, 2020 "The End — Knowing When to Stop", SheWrites.com, January 23, 2020  "The Dreaded Middle--Story Block", SheWrites.com, January 7, 2020 "How To Market A Backlist Book", BooksByWomen.org, 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