What’s in a name?

Didn’t some sage in the 16th Century say, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet”… perhaps, but would it be as enticing, as interesting? How would we view romantic fiction’s most popular and notorious heroine were her name Maude instead of Scarlett O’Hara. And...

Reality Check

Being an author can be rewarding. We create scenarios that we nurture, vivid ideas that spring from our imaginations. The expression “life imitates art” comes to mind. I can bear witness to that. Because suddenly and without warning, last week’s devastating Marathon...