Category Archives: Writing

The Battle with Perfectionism

A Writer’s Log Amazingly, I am hitting some kind of a stride in my novel about art forgery in 1914.  I am traipsing around in the world of Monet’s garden, Paris art supply shops, New York Auction Galleries and the … Continue reading

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Ravenscraig Book Sale to Honor Book Clubs

One of the greatest pleasures I find in being a writer is talking with readers and especially book clubs to share thoughts about characters and stories.  I have been very fortunate that Ravenscraig seems to have taken hold with  book … Continue reading

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Book Club Questions for the Author of Ravenscraig

One of the greatest pleasures of being a writer is the chance to meet with readers who want to talk about the story you invented. I am fortunate to be  invited both in person and on Skype to talk with … Continue reading

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Inspired by Tallulah Bankhead

Inspiration for a writer comes from many places. For me, pictures and videos of real places and people are  primary triggers to inspire the plot lines and help color the characters who are dominating the development of the story.  So when … Continue reading

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Storytellers: Author Mary Glickman on Marching to Zion

Every once in a while you come across a writer whose stories continue to reside in your imagination long after the final words of the characters have been spoken and weeks after the novel has been moved from your night … Continue reading

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Sequel Inspiration: Dinner at Eze in 1914

I am working on a scene in the Ravenscraig sequel which takes place at Eze, an incredible Medieval Village that is known as the “Eagle’s Nest” for it’s view of the Mediterranean.  We had the good fortune to visit this … Continue reading

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Art Forger: Mark Landis

The sequel to Ravenscraig has taken me down a fascinating road in the study of art forgers. Many of them have similar reasons for wanting to pass fakes into the marketplace but Mark Landis is different. Landis is a philanthropist … Continue reading

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Thank You Reviewers of Ravenscraig in the UK

Few things are more gratifying to a writer than to have someone say they like your story. Readers who share their comments about what they like, what they found lacking and what they are recommending to the world is the … Continue reading

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Writing the Sequel to Ravenscraig

I am happy to share the news that at long last I am seriously at work writing the sequel to Ravenscraig.  This story is settling into the world of art forgery and starts in 1914.  For me, fiction writing starts … Continue reading

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Ravenscraig 100th Amazon Review

Few things are more gratifying for an author than to have people tell you they like your story.  Whatever you may think of Amazon and its dominance of the ebook market, I can tell you that there is a huge … Continue reading

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