Monthly Archives: February 2017

Treasures

For the past week or so I haven’t been able to write. This is unusual; I can almost always write, night and day, about pretty much anything. I have books and short stories to finish, and a well-paid assignment from … Continue reading

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The House on Belmont Road

Recently I started writing a new novel, based largely on the time I spent renovating a dilapidated house in Adams Morgan, a somewhat trendy neighborhood in Northwest Washington, DC. I was 27, recently married to a foreign editor at the … Continue reading

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Sleep

For the past couple of years, I have not been able to sleep well. It’s not insomnia per se, but rather a merry-go-round of worries that begins to turn as soon as I close my eyes. I’m not sure what … Continue reading

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The New Book

A couple of weeks ago I began writing a new book. In some ways, it’s a foolish endeavor. I have written unfinished books, unsold finished books, books that will never see the light of day, books written under assumed names … Continue reading

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