My Turn

Contract offer! These two words stared at me from the subject line of an e-mail which had just arrived from my literary agent. I’d known something was in the works, but the sight of those words on a message to me seemed incongruous. Like many authors, I’d resigned myself to reality. Publishing had changed in […]

A Kit in Time

The little package addressed to me arrived in the mail midweek. I didn’t recognize the return address, nor did I remember ordering anything so small. I forgot about it. The next day it still lay on the table. Curious about its origin, I picked it up and turned it over several times. I considered tossing […]