As Summer Wanes

The petunia blossoms have wilted. The ‘dragons have lost their snap. The paintbrush blooms of the celosia look more like dust wands from my kitchen closet than the soft, flame-shaped flowers they once were. All are signs that summer is coming to a close. Autumn waits. School bells will ring, farmers will plow their fields, […]

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 […]