The Gift of Time

After sixty years on this planet, I have all the material things I need. And those things seem to reproduce. Honestly, I’ve donated three carloads of stuff to St. Vincent’s in just the last two weeks and I’ve barely scratched the surface. So, while a...

The University for the Writing Arts

Last weekend my daughter Jessica and I explored the University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA). Jessica is pursuing a degree in costume design and UNCSA, a university devoted entirely to the performing arts, is one of her top choices. As we toured the...

How a Debut Novel Was Optioned for TV

When I discovered Christina Clancy’s debut novel, The Second Home, had been optioned by TriStar for a limited television series starring Game of Thrones’ Nicolaj Coster-Waldau, I wanted to know how this wonderful turn of events came about. I asked Christina if I...

Working with a Literary Agent

I’m on the fence — should I sign with a literary agent and traditionally publish my young adult series The Devil Particle or publish it myself? Both paths to publishing have advantages and disadvantages. My friend and colleague, Valerie Biel, is taking...
Kristin holding her books

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