My Review This will probably sound silly, but my immediate reaction to Shayne Davidson’s biography of 19th-century pickpocket extraordinaire Sophie Lyons was excitement over the citations. Every fact had a superscripted number with a corresponding endnote!! In all seriousness, though, those citations represent Davidson’s extensive research into the life of Sophie Lyons and meticulous attention … Continue reading #BookReview: Queen of the Burglars
WordPress Gremlin Update
Here is the latest from the WordPress "Happiness Engineers" on the unsubscribe gremlins: So, I see the issue you're facing and it is actually still ongoing - and with a team who are working on getting that fix deployed. I know this isn't probably the news you'd like to hear, but it is on our … Continue reading WordPress Gremlin Update
Grief Songs Excerpt: “First Sacrament”
My debut poetry collection, Grief Songs: Poems of Love & Remembrance, was inspired by family photographs. Some photographs prompted my own memories, while others were taken before I was born or when I was too young to remember. The following account of my baptism came from a biography of my life titled, "An Account of … Continue reading Grief Songs Excerpt: “First Sacrament”
Another Silver Dollar!
Luanne Castle gets a silver dollar as well for for guessing the line I took verbatim from the story of a high school classmate's doomed marriage in my short story "Siren Song." Thanks, Everyone, for playing along with me. It's been great fun!