Monthly Archives: April 2014

Notes from the Heartland

Princess and I had the best time in Chicago! There’s a very charming innocence about the city, though it’s terribly sophisticated and gorgeous, too. Every time someone heard we were there just as tourists, they were absolutely delighted (and a … Continue reading

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The City of Big Shoulders

That’s one of Chicago’s nicknames. Isn’t it great? For many years now, I’ve wanted to go to Chicago based on this name alone, and on Tuesday, Princess Daughter and I are doing just that. We’ll have a few days of … Continue reading

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Motherboy

Dearest Son and I share a love of storytelling. When he was seven, he wrote his first book: The Secrets of Zorth. DS used to tell me a story in the car when he was tiny…it was a horror story … Continue reading

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Getting the call

Thanks to you, my wonderful, faithful, excellent readers, WAITING ON YOU hit the New York Times and USA TODAY bestseller lists. Sometimes people have asked me what that’s like, so I figured I’d share. My editor called me Wednesday afternoon … Continue reading

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