The Kauai Writers Conference

The Kauai Writers Conference (https://kauaiwritersconference.com/) offers amazing resources for writers throughout the year. I’m listening to the Zoom recording with author Sam Horn (https://samhorn.com/about/) as she gives attendees tips on how to make the most...

One Month Out

The story of Spirit River was inspired by my grandfather, William Edward Perry, by what I knew about him and by reading his unpublished poetry since I was young. He grew up in and around Yreka, California, and spent a lot of time fishing, hunting, and exploring along...

Legacy

One month out until the Kauai Writers Conference! I’m pitching Spirit River to three agents and meeting lots more agents, writers, and other wordy folks (see how I did that…wordy instead of nerdy). I’ve submitted an intro along with the prologue and...
Soul of Sole Meunière, Part II

Soul of Sole Meunière, Part II

Cooking as Therapy Immersing myself in Sole Meunière a la Julia Child this last week or so has entailed adding new cookbooks to my collection, studying her recipes, tips and watching the movie, Julie and Julia, again. That movie speaks to my soul (okay, this time, no...
Discovering Sole Meunière’s Soul

Discovering Sole Meunière’s Soul

    The Soul of Sole Meunière, Part I     The Inspiration  Many little girls love princesses and dressing up. I was not one of those little girls. My heroine was not a princess. She was a chef. Her name was Julia Child and I found her talent in the...