I've been reading a lot about tarot cards lately because a friend bought me a book on it, suggesting it might help me with some ideas in the novel. I've decided to insert a tarot card reading scene, serving the functional purpose of (a) Eva seeking answers/actions that are quick, (b) one of many possible, … Continue reading Off the Rails
Oh, yeah! I've reached a small milestone--100 pages of revised novel. Woo-fucking-hoo!I'm in Chapter 9. Two more scenes to go and then I'll be in Chapter 10. I'm at 27, 001 words of a total 72, 554. And Brix is starting to become suspicious of camera-liking, coffee-drinking Eva-as-Jade. So now, I can plan a trip … Continue reading 100 Pages of Revision
With St. Patrick's Day approaching, I always tend to think about the ancestors who left Ireland and came over here. In my family's case, we are not Potato Famine immigrants. We are early 20th century immigrants. I've watched episodes of Henry Louis Gates's Faces of America on PBS. com and am now an avid watcher … Continue reading Family Records: Anna, Ann, Anne, or Annie?