Reviewing a book collection seems relatively straight forward. There’s no searching for suitable books or ditching writing because the story doesn’t work for you. With entire works, what matters is that you read and review each book from A to Z. How hard can it be? After acquiring John Steinbeck’s books, I had to sort … More Journeys


Sometimes naivety is a good thing when leaping into the unknown. Like the time I left the lab bench in New York in 1999 to become a freelance writer. This wasn’t the sort of thing I usually did. But I was childless and overseas for a short stint with my husband, so I had nothing … More Beginnings