Many (now many, many) years ago I went to the Interscholastic Forensics Competition, portraying young Eloise who lived at the Plaza Hotel. I was inevitably inspired by Kay Thompson's young  heroine, filled with vigor and an adventuresome spirit. Today, perhaps in the want of similar inspiration, I think my readers might really appreciate Amor Towles' … Continue reading


Here in Grand Lake, Colorado, when the outdoor thermometer nearly shatters at 20 degrees below zero, the winds howl, and lights flicker back to dim candlepower, I become inspired...usually to write a seasonable book. My inspiration, of course, also comes from the floor-to-ceiling shelves overflowing with books all around me in the cozy world of … Continue reading

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