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“LUCK:” OF SACRED COWS AND PROSPERITY ELEPHANTS

Recently I returned from India, a two-week adventure involving stops at half-a-dozen cities, writing and photographing sites for a major magazine. Unlike most pre-packaged trips where the travel agency takes care of small details like hotels, transportation, food and visits to preordained tourist spots, my… Continue reading

AN EMBARRASSMENT OF (RHYMES WITH) RICHES…OR “COUNTRY CLUB WIVES” HAS BEEN OPTIONED AS A TV SHOW!

I always like to joke that I am an overnight success story of 35 years. Fade to… The late 1970s, the apartment that I shared with my then-husband. He had just finished reading the initial draft of my first novel THE PIPE DREAMERS. I didn’t… Continue reading

Live Your Best Life

What sometimes causes the most resistance can yield astonishing results. On the day I was scheduled to leave for a vacation, we had the worst snowstorm of the season. I was greatly looking forward to it – the vacation, not the blizzard — even though I… Continue reading

What Inspires You?

  Frankly, some days I don’t feel particularly inspired. I just want to take a nap.* Yet sometimes I get my best – or most harebrained — ideas at the oddest times. Standing in the shower, driving the car, in the middle of a doctor’s… Continue reading

What are YOUR Writing Goals?*

Some thoughts on the journey — and the destination Recently a client said to me, “You should be proud of this book; you can use it in your editing portfolio.” I thought to myself, “What editing portfolio?” While I enjoyed working on the book and… Continue reading