Taking Margaret Atwood class online – love it.

MasterClass.com has funny, wise Margaret Atwood teaching a series of classes on writing. I didn’t realize she loves dystopian stories. But of course, what is A Handmaid’s Tale? Although I’ve never been interested in reading or writing such fantasy...

Sequel to Beguiled or Not?

So many of my readers have asked for a sequel to Beguiled. They don’t want to let go of Miriam, who’s become a dear friend to them and they can’t wait to see what happens to her after what might seem like an abrupt ending of the story. When asked, I...

Learning to Be an Actor in Beguiled

One of the intriguing parts of doing the historical research and writing for Beguiled was learning about the theater scene in NYC in the 1920s. I’m not a theater buff, nor an actor, but while following Miriam, my protagonist, into her dream world of preparing...