Personal bios are really hard to write for those of us who make a living dramatizing bios for pretend people. Anything I write about me feels totally boring. But it is what it is. So here goes.
I was born and raised in suburban Boston. My mother’s death, when I was eight, was the defining event of a childhood that was otherwise ordinary.
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What can I say? BEACH READ by Emily Henry is a fun book. It’s definitely a romance, albeit dressed up as women’s fiction. From a marketing POV, this is a smart move. Put a couple in an embrace on the cover, and the book loses sales across genre lines. Sad but true. Besides, my calling…
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We live in an interesting time, such a different life now from before. But not all of the changes have been bad. Granted, my family is well, so I’ve been spared the worst. Likewise, employment. I write every morning, same as always. Not everyone is as lucky. My heart aches for those whose losses have…