Grand Friends

For a long time I struggled with answering the question that make novelists cringe. “What’s my novel about?” I’d repeat, stunned speechless. One of our professors at Pacific University (and probably other writers, too) have quipped that it takes a whole novel to explain what that novel is about—if it could be explained in aContinue reading “Grand Friends”

Being in Love: New Details about Marian the Librarian

Last evening, I was half-listening to The Music Man, the soundtrack to the movie, for the one-millionth time. The volume was low, and I was screwing around with an art project and half-contemplating which kind of topping I was going to put on my apple pies. I hummed along to Shirley Jones singing, “Being inContinue reading “Being in Love: New Details about Marian the Librarian”