The Writer's Life

In the Throws of Edits

Every novelist will tell you that writing a book is the easy part. Editing it is the pits. When an author takes their own imagination and free writes their book without a scripted outline or any idea of where they are going, the story flows like jagged rocks tumbling down a mountainside and crashing into… Continue reading In the Throws of Edits

Year In Reading

Jodi Picoult’s Handle With Care

When Willow O'Keefe was born, her piercing screams tore through Charlotte's heart as she entered the world. She was born with osteogenesis imperfecta, a severe case of brittle bone disease. A simple trip and fall would crack a rib or break a femur, and even in the womb she broke a few bones. In her… Continue reading Jodi Picoult’s Handle With Care

Year In Reading

Kristin Hannah’s Angel Falls

When Liam Campbell’s wife, Mikaela, suffers a traumatic brain injury and slips into a coma, he is unprepared for the grief and devastating loss to his family.  He sits at  his wife’s bedside in hopes that one day she will wake up.  Until he discovers a secret from Mikaela’s past that threatens to destroy the… Continue reading Kristin Hannah’s Angel Falls