Category: book clubs

The surprising reason Mussolini’s home town wants to build a fascism museum

Predappio’s mayor sees this as an opportunity to learn from a dark era, not to glorify it. Source: The surprising reason Mussolini’s home town wants to build a fascism museum

Writing Books about Family

Book club members frequently ask “What challenges did you face when writing books about your family?” There should be no illusions. Writing a book about family is complicated. It can be controversial, often touching emotions that are raw and personal. At least it is a… Continue Reading “Writing Books about Family”

A Heartfelt Thank You to Denzil The BookOwl!

  “One More Moon is a lovely memoir that was a delight to read. It’s everything that an Indie book should be. It’s written by a skilled author with a smoothly flowing style. It has a strong story-line that held my attention from start… Continue Reading “A Heartfelt Thank You to Denzil The BookOwl!”

Whose voice? A Man’s or a Woman’s?

This past week I was asked “how was writing One More Moon different from what I’d experienced writing the last book?”  It’s a curious question – one that I find myself reflecting upon now and certainly something that I was not overly conscious of… Continue Reading “Whose voice? A Man’s or a Woman’s?”

Thank You Breakfast Book Club!

A heartfelt thank you to the Breakfast Book Club in Port Orange, Florida.  I was thrilled that you selected A Smile in One Eye  as this month’s book and enjoyed being part of your discussion via Skype yesterday! Hope we can do it again… Continue Reading “Thank You Breakfast Book Club!”

It is time to unveil the cover!

It is time to unveil the cover.  The writing is done.  The editing is complete.  Interior design is underway.  Won’t be long now before One More Moon is available! Learn more at One More Moon

Thank You Island Bookstore!

Have to admit it was a very strange feeling seeing my book so prominently displayed in a bookstore today!  Lots of visitors on North Carolina’s Outer Banks.  Great response to the book signing!  Thank you to the Island Bookstore!

Thank You IndieView!

Thank You IndieView for publishing the interview this week!

The Rise of Nazi Germany

“These were difficult times.  The old order was quickly changing.  The Nazis were constantly issuing new orders to diminish the role of German Jews in daily German life. It was a slow, grinding process.  Each day, there was something new we were forced to… Continue Reading “The Rise of Nazi Germany”

2017 or 1933? Does History Repeat?

“I can’t recite the chronology or elaborate on the facts. I can’t explain the reasons or defend how we lived our lives. What I can tell you is how the events of 1933 sowed the seeds that fundamentally changed our future, that there was… Continue Reading “2017 or 1933? Does History Repeat?”

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