I don’t remember how exactly I heard about The 2017 Writing Workshop in Atlanta, but as instructed on the webpage, I sent an email to the organizer asking for more … Continue reading the 2017 atlanta writing workshop
At last! I’ve received and approved the final versions of my front and back cover designs, and I’m really…relieved. Also, I’m quite pleased with the results. If writing a book … Continue reading here you have it: finalized book cover design for Silicon Valley Girl!
I sat on the examination table, calmly, expectantly, with my legs dangling over one side. I tried to remain perfectly still as the doctor listened to my breathing, to my … Continue reading the examination (2002)
Well, I am thrilled to the gills that HBO has set a release date of 22 April 2017 at 8:00 PM for the Oprah Winfrey-produced biopic on Henrietta Lacks. Who … Continue reading a poem for Henrietta Lacks: sister, daughter, mother, friend
May 31st, 1987 Sunday morning 11:45 A.M. Chris insisted on giving me his number even though I gave him mine. He didn’t believe it was my number. He thought I … Continue reading excerpt – Silicon Valley Girl (may 31, 1987)
May 30th, 1987 actually May 31st 12:50 A.M. “Saturday night” CHRIS. Dear Diary, CHRIS. Went to Great America today. Concert at 8:00. Got there at 5:00 to ride a bit … Continue reading excerpt – Silicon Valley Girl (may 30th, 1987)
When I’m on tour I often stop in the airport bookstores during layovers to do rogue signings. I do them when I can and sometimes strangers stop to ask about the book. Sometimes they buy a copy or two. Mostly they don’t. But last … Continue reading →