You can take the girl out of Shenandoah–but you can’t take Shenandoah out of the girl

People sometimes wonder about me. Mostly, they wonder about how I got to Paris, France from Shenandoah, Iowa, and why I stayed. Actually, when I was in college in the not all that far away state of Michigan, people wondered, even asked me “how I got out of Iowa”. I would stare at them to …

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How I made the switch from nonfiction to fiction

The following piece appeared in Global Geneva and I am happy to share the link. I wrote this for the Leading Edge section of this excellent ground-breaking publication. In it, I discourse on the huge difference between writing nonfiction and fiction and how I took the plunge. Click here to read. https://www.global-geneva.com/writing-a-novel-a-novel-experience-the-story-that-would-not-leave-me-alone/ When you read …

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