bookshelves by David






It is particularly fun (and scary) to have your book group read YOUR novel

"Disappeared in America" at Western New England School of Law

Three new novels that tell (the) truth


Robby's wildflower garden



















Celine Keating, Elizabeth Nunez, Tiphanie Yanique, Ellen Meeropol, Marnie Mueller

I didn't take any photos this week; this one is the fiction writing group from a few years ago

Robby with Jenn











BETWEEN THE LINES

Thinking about transformation

February 28, 2012

Tags: transformation, writing fiction

My new website is up (thank you, Authors Guild) and Iíve been thinking about transformation. About reinvention. On our fast-walk last weekend, Robby and I saw a large house being built in the backyard of a much smaller, older home. We guessed that once the new house was finished, the residents would move in and demolish the old. Thatís what happened at the childrenís hospital where I worked for 24 years. A spiffy new building was constructed behind the old-fashioned, two-winged brick structure with open wards for boys and girls. Then, in with the new and out with the old. It was a fascinating process to watch.

The building wasnít the only transformation I experienced in those buildings; I kept reinventing myself as well. (more…)