My current obsession (well, my continual obsession) is with crossover. I love crossover in any form. Fusion in food. Crossover in music. Mashups. Blends. I was not a "goth rock" fan until one of my kids turned me on to Evanescence. Still, their lyrics and vibe are bit dark for me. I'm just ... Read More about Evanescence!
Just a brief note to say that I'm gearing up for an Evanescence concert next week (Goth rock, anyone?) and had to sit back and enjoy the following: versus I'm a classically trained musician, and as a clarinetist, Mozart was my pal. I felt like he loved me. :) And as a child ... Read More about The glory of the crossover
Okay, by popular demand. Here's the logo story. This is a classic Tunisian door. In exactly the color of blue that you will see in Tunisia. Back in the 1990s I was commuting between my home in La Marsa, a suburb of Tunis, and Chicago, where I was a Ph.D. student in East Asian Languages. My husband ... Read More about New logo!
I'm back from Nashville, and I am now a Story Grid Certified Editor! Nineteen of us went through a grueling but fun week of intense scene analysis and deep story nerd discussion. Shawn Coyne has pronounced us competent and capable, and we are charging out into the world. I can't even begin ... Read More about Meet my new tribe
At the start of September I alluded to a new development that I've been working on all summer long. I've been reading, analyzing, and otherwise prepping for an exciting change of direction for my writing life. I'm a big fan of the Story Grid podcast, featuring editor Shawn Coyne and book marketer ... Read More about The Story Grid Adventure!