April 2022 Newsletter

Dear Friend, You’ve taken the time to subscribe to my mailing list and have allowed me to pop into your inbox from time to time. For that, I’m truly grateful. As a thank you, I’m giving you a sneak preview of my memoir–my first chapter!  Chapter 1. A Reckoning  I hope reading this chapter entices you…

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March 2022 Newsletter

Dear Friend, As soon as the new year rolls in and the days start getting longer, I get Spring fever. In March, even with patches of snow still on the ground here, I feel the change of seasons in my body and my psyche. This year, the feeling of change is profound, perhaps because of…

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October 2021 Newsletter

As a member of the Hudson Valley Writer’s Guild, I entered an essay in their nonfiction contest, and it won an Honorable Mention! I’ll be reading  A Tale of Two Tumors at their virtual annual meeting next month.

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September 2021 Newsletter

Speaking of white flags, in July, I let go of people-pleasing as a primary theme of my memoir, with motherhood taking center stage. I’m still wending my way out of and into those literary worlds, trying to find my niche and my tribe.

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June 2021 Newsletter

A friend recently sent me a picture of Matt, circa 1994. He was about eight–the age when everything started to fall apart. I can almost hear his goofy laugh, and it reminds me that we did have good times, we did have a special bond, he did feel loved. Sometimes in writing my memoir, I lose sight of that.

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May 2021 Newsletter

Maybe my new grand-puppy should watch my new one-minute Hello video on my website. And what about you? If you and I have only met through the written word, here’s your chance to hear my voice and see me in (sitting down) action.  

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January 2021 Newsletter

Agents want to know that an author is connecting with her audience. To that end, and because I love facilitating conversations about people-pleasing, I’ve launched a few projects I’m excited to share with you.

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