June 2, 2018

The Altar Cloth of a Hundred Boys

A wife fails to produce heirs, and is sidelined. What makes this story doubly sad is that this many-times-great-aunt probably felt she deserved her fate.
May 12, 2018

It’s Official! A Third Novel

My editor has sent a quick note to say she’s finished reading the draft of WS and enjoyed it very much. I'm so relieved. At this point, as long as the feedback doesn’t include words such as “steaming pile of …" I'm happy.
April 29, 2018

Visit to an Amazon Bookstore

The San Jose Amazon Bookstore is in Santana Row, a popular high-end shopping mall that also includes a Tesla dealership. Welcome to Silicon Valley.
October 31, 2017

Life Changes When You’re a Writer

The writing life is so different now compared to three or four years ago, when I only had one book published - especially when being a writer is a second career.
July 8, 2017

Hysterical Fiction Tour

“Absolutely,” I said, when my publicist proposed this book tour. “I can do the driving. This is my home town after all.” Words that would come back to haunt me.
July 8, 2017

Dream Come True

You gotta have a dream, if you don't have a dream, how you gonna have a dream come true? Dragon Springs Road hits national bestseller lists.