Web diary: 'One Author's Life'


The Delany Sisters' Favorite Beverage Treat

September 24, 2015

Fans of my first book, the 1993 oral history, Having Our Say: The Delany Sistersí First 100, may recall that the centenarian Delany Sistersí favorite beverage treat was something called a ďBoston cooler.Ē

What is a Boston Cooler, you ask?

Itís an ice cream soda similar to a root-beer float, except itís (more…)

A Special Cake for a Book Birthday!

September 8, 2015

When youíre writing a book, the publication date seems so far in the future.

And then, suddenly, itís here.

Today is publication day for my new novel, Miss Dreamsville and the Lost Heiress of Collier County, which I started writing 730 days (or two years) ago.

Iím relieved, ecstatic, and a little (more…)