A series of fun photographs I took with dolls posed behind the partial figure on my book cover got me thinking about faces on book covers, and what we imagine when we read.
What do you see when you … Continue reading >>
My first impression of Molly Campbell, who I met on Twitter through mutual friends was "Damn, this broad is funny." Over the years, I've discovered we're both authors, artists, Ohioans, and proud … Continue reading >>
I write fiction; I love spinning tales. Each of my three novels began with a small spark that grew into a book. In the case of House Arrest, it was a one-paragraph article in the Boston Globe … Continue reading >>
“What is it you want out of all of this?”
This was my husband’s plaintive and exasperated question regarding my continuing to write fiction. He was in pain. A short story of mine or a book … Continue reading >>
How far does civil disobedience need to go before it makes a difference in the world, and at what personal cost?
Ellen Meeropol's latest novel, A Kinship of Clover, revolves … Continue reading >>
Women who refuse to play nice:
Jamie Canaves, author of the list 100 Must-Read Books with Unlikable Women, writes that she loves unlikable female characters in novels:
"They refuse to be boxed into … Continue reading >>