27 Aug
earth and high heaven
CREATING CHARACTER FROM OUR HEART: The Best Of Times To Create Character
Category: Book Reviews, Diversity, Film, Hu...
What’s the most exciting part of your writing process? For me, it’s exploring character!  “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wis...
04 May
SadGirlPhoto
CREATING CHARACTERS FROM THE PSYCHE UP: Musings About this Writer’s Process
Category: Human Relations, Latest Works, Ps...
“Whatever happened to poor Lucy? Why was her childhood so tragic? The deck wasn’t stacked in her favor. She didn’t have much of a chance, did she?” Those words, spoken by my hus...
02 Jan
3d-book-2
The Power of Threes
Category: Book Reviews, Diversity, Human Re...
HAPPY NEW YEAR & DECADE – It’s the 20s again. They say the New Year is a time for reflection. How many of you are serial book readers? And how many of you, as in...
10 Dec
green book
The Green Book Dazzles
Category: Diversity, Human Relations, Polit...
A O Scott got it wrong. He’s the NY Times Film Critic, one of my trusted sources. Scott spent half a page telling us what’s wrong with this dazzling new film, the Green Book and...
21 Aug
L & A Little Mountain
Beauty and Optimism in A Pluralistic Culture; On the buses in Vancouver
Category: Diversity, Human Relations, Polit...
Being without a car and walking or busing everywhere in a spectacularly beautiful and scenic city swarming with people of so many backgrounds and cultures is awe-inspiring. My l...