Bury me in a Book

Jean Burnett wonders if she can survive the onslaught of technology. “But how can I live here without my books?” Wrote Balthazar Bonifacius Rhodiginus in 1656. ” I really seem to myself crippled and only half myself.” Any book lover will empathize with poor Balthazar. I vividly recall my feelings of woe when my home…


The long and winding writing road

“We have helped each other deal with rejections and criticism; changes of tense, point of view, direction, and the odd agent … Creative blocks have been dislodged, self-doubt dissolved, technology mastered.” Gail Swann reminds us of our writing group’s history – and some of her own. ‘How long has your writing group been going?’ is…