Summer always begins and end for me at the New Jersey shore. The real one. Come Memorial Day, that line from the song “Jersey Girl,” written by Tom Waits and released as a b-side by Bruce Springsteen in 1984 inevitably pops into my head. “`cause down the shore everything’s all right…” As a teen, I couldn’t wait for that first… Read More
Archives for July 2013
You Say It’s Your Book Birthday?
Today is the day! My second young adult novel FAMOUS LAST WORDS is now in stores! A few weeks ago. The finished copies arrived in the mail in a big box. I was thrilled to finally hold the first novel I’d ever written in my hands and I celebrated, not with confetti, champagne, or even a non-skinny caramel latte, but… Read More