Monthly Archives: October 2011

It Ain’t Easy (. . . and it never has been)

These days, you can’t get too far in to a conversation related to publishing without hearing about the sad state of the industry: digital competition, shuttered bookstores, understaffed publishers, plunging profits. Where two or more writers are gathered, you can … Continue reading

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Thomas, Thomas, Thomas, Thomas. . .

Thomas? Yes. More? No. When someone is kind enough to ask what my novel is about, I usually say, “It’s historical fiction based on the life of Sir Thomas More and his daughter, Margaret.”  Then I often get a quizzical … Continue reading

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Ora Pro Nobis, Flannery

I have loved Mary Flannery O’Connor from afar since I can remember. I don’t recall the first time I heard that unforgettable name, or even the first time I actually read one of her beautiful, shocking stories. As a young … Continue reading

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