Taking a break, and sweet potatoes

November 27, 2012

Tags: thanksgiving, grateful, hiatus

Iíve been approaching this week with some trepidation: this is when I return to writing fiction after a hiatus.

Iíve been busy during this time-away: Reading and critiquing work for my manuscript group, and planning and teaching writing workshops. Writing the script for a dramatic program to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the execution of Ethel & Julius Rosenberg, to be held in New York City next June. Reading some amazing new and forthcoming fiction Ė THE OBITUARY WRITER by Ann Hood, and THE COMFORT OF LIES by Randy Susan Meyers and ALL THIS TALK OF LOVE by Christopher Castellani and KIND OF KIN by Rilla Askew. And most recently, Iíve had four delicious days with growing grandbabies and gatherings of my extended family. (more…)