Posted in July 2013

What’s in a Name?

Titles are a tricky thing to devise. It’s not uncommon for a writer to christen her work with one name only to have her publisher rename it later. Like an expectant parent, I have lists of possible titles for my little gestating novels.  Aptly chosen, the title can speak volumes and linger in the reader’s … Continue reading

Walk in Her Shoes

Modern day St. Paul bears little resemblance to it’s 1906-self. Metal skyscrapers glint in the sunlight, casting shadows on the scattered red and beige brick buildings from a century before.  Asphalt and light-rail tracks cover the old stone pavers and iron streetcar grooves. Gone is the horse and buggy. Gone are newsboys hawking the daily … Continue reading