The Real Camino Island

Sorry, but I couldn’t resist solving this mystery. I’m betting that John Grisham’s new novel, CAMINO ISLAND, featuring an enticing beach a few steps away, is probably based on Amelia Island. Novel #30: Camino Island Grisham’s new book isn’t your typical legal thriller but about a crime – the theft of rare books from Princeton. And … More The Real Camino Island

Novel News

Today, for the first time, I can call myself a Novelist. A real one, not a want-a-be or dreaming about it novelist. I can say that since my novel is out in the world and available for anyone, virtually anywhere, to read. And even if Amazon crashed or deleted it, I have a paperback right … More Novel News

I’m Thankful I Don’t Live Back Then

Thanksgiving Eve was intentionally quiet this year celebrating with my husband and two cats, one of whom facing terminal cancer. On top of that worry, I must still be suffering from the post-election shock and I-can’t-find-an-agent-for-my-book malaise. After dinner, we watched the 1940 highly-rated film The Grapes of Wrath based on the novel by John Steinbeck. … More I’m Thankful I Don’t Live Back Then