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Celebrating Owen Archer 14

Publication day for A FOX IN THE FOLD is just over a week away. I’m excited for you to read this book, which shines a light on a life-changing moment in Owen’s past. Returning to that momentous event after so many years moved me… Continue Reading “Celebrating Owen Archer 14”

Owen Archer’s Vulnerability

Early in my writing career, a fellow panelist at a book fair declared that the marriage of the main character meant death to a crime series. To her mind, sexual tension was essential, and once a couple married that was gone. Another panelist agreed.… Continue Reading “Owen Archer’s Vulnerability”

The Mysteries (& Magic) of Writing

In an interview on the weekend Olga Tokarczuk, whose novel The Books of Jacob was recently published in the US, and moderator and fellow novelists Rabih Alameddine ended with an exchange about something dear to my heart. Rabih was asking about a phenomenon Olga… Continue Reading “The Mysteries (& Magic) of Writing”

A Book Event & Fabulous Reviews for The Riverwoman’s Dragon

On Thursday, 11 November, at 6:00 pm PST, I will be in conversation with Patricia Bracewell on Facebook Live, sponsored by the Edmonds Bookshop. Here’s a link with all the information! Pat & I are having fun planning a conversation & readings with an… Continue Reading “A Book Event & Fabulous Reviews for The Riverwoman’s Dragon”

The Wisdom of Magda Digby, Part IV

We come to the final installment of Robert Newman’s tribute to Magda Digby. With his permission, I’ve been serializing it as a prelude to the publication of The Riverwoman’s Dragon. These are Bob’s thoughts, unedited by me. In this final section he collects some… Continue Reading “The Wisdom of Magda Digby, Part IV”