About me

I’m English by birth, Italian by childhood, and American by adoption. After a career at a major corporation, I’m raising my children and writing in Philadelphia. Love, War and Ice Cream is my first novel. I‘m working on the sequel, Romans and Dragons, based in Rome between 1965 and 1990. In parallel, I’m writing a partly historical science fiction novel on dreams and inheritance. I have also written several stories for children about the emergence of holiday traditions.

From my website

Characters as family and the writing process with John R Bell

I’ve just posted a great interview with John R Bell about the journey he undertook to create The Circumstantial Enemy. Love this photo! Check out his thoughts about writing it with the link below!   via When characters are “like family”. Interview with John R. Bell

“Never give up, never surrender!” Book love and advice from author G. Elizabeth Kretchmer

Kate Braithwaite Today I’m introducing a fellow novelist – G. Elizabeth Kretchmer. Kretchmer is the author of two novels – The Damnable Legacyand Bear Medicine – and a collection of short stories – Women on the Brink (a great title, I think!) We have been talking about her latest novel,…

Get back in the saddle!

After a year hunkered down to finish writing my novel, I’m tempted to stop and forget about writing for a while. Don’t misunderstand me. I like writing, I love having written, I adore refining and editing and drawing out the meaning, but I don’t enjoy the drafting, the plotting, the necessary development of…

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