The other day I saw a familiar face in the local obituaries. It was someone I hadn't seen in about 18 or so years that I had briefly dated (I'll call him "Fred"). Fred was only 39, and when I learned that he'd committed suicide, my heart ached for his loved ones and for Fred's … Continue reading Lost in Depression
The news of Whitney Houston’s death tonight was very sad for many of us, especially those of us that grew up listening to her music. I was in junior high school the first time I heard Whitney Houston. She was new to the pop music industry and probably the only popular singer at the time … Continue reading Remembering Whitney Houston as a Teen
Yesterday I had the pleasure of being a part of a panel of authors for Is There a Book in You? It was a great success, and afterwards many people came to me asking questions about memoir writing. I wanted to share some of my own advice as a memoir writer, so here it is! … Continue reading Advice on Writing a Memoir
My old blogger site is now going to be here at WordPress from now on. I will keep the old site up, but all new posts will be here.