I suppose there is a little bit of me in all of my characters; each one a faint reflection of an aspect of my personality, be it light or dark.
We’ve all heard the expression ‘write what you know.’ But to be a true artist, you can’t merely record your experiences. You need to move beyond the shallow realm of your existence and create. For instance, I am an only child of Irish Catholic decent who hails from
When I set out to create my protagonist Elizabeth Parker, I deliberately did not create a fictional clone of myself.
It’s these details that separate fiction from reality. So with that said, I will attempt diagnose
As a child, I was deeply troubled by the Rabbit’s inability to eat a bowl of Trix and repeatedly and frantically called the 1-800 number to vote “YES” on the Let the Rabbit Eat Trix question.
I once attended a funeral coordinated by a pompous ass who, in trying to invoke a
I decided to create a past for Elizabeth that included a feeling of awkwardness in high school as I have read is a common condition among many young women in our society today (I believe writers need to be aware of current issues facing our society).
My college yearbook quote was Dorothy Parker’s “I might repeat to myself slowly and soothingly, a list of quotations beautiful from minds profound -- if I can remember any of the damn things.”
I once dated a guy who stood me up for prom.