Erika Rummel

About me

Erika Rummel is the author of a dozen non-fiction books (Renaissance history, biography) and two novels, PLAYING NAOMI (2009) and HEAD GAMES (2013). She divides her time between Toronto and Los Angeles and has lived in small villages in Argentina, Romania, and Bulgaria.

From my website

SELLING YOUR HOUSE – THEN AND NOW.I.              The StagerThe last time we sold our house and moved on was forty years ago. Things have certainly changed since then.  To motivate potential buyers you must stageyour house. This is how I did it THEN. Before a showing I ran the vacuum cleaner over…

#AMREADING JOSEPH CONRAD, HEART OF DARKNESS AGAIN AND FINDING SOME HEAVY STUFF.Some of narrator Marlow’s remarks that hit the mark:When I saw a spot that looked particularly inviting on a map, I would put my finger on it and say, When I grow up I will go there.It’s queer how…

#AMREADING LIAM DURCAN, THE MEASURE OF DARKNESS. A MEDICAL MYSTERY?Martin Fallon, architect, emerges from a coma and finds his brain an unreliable narrator of his life.He is told to keep a “recovery journal”. Christ, a phrase that practically carried its own air quotes along with all the other carefully balanced…

 
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