I’ve been asked that question many times. My friend and mentor Deanna wonders if I am a writer or a Chameleon. My friend Arthur and I can’t have a decent conversation without coming up with some story outline. My friend Justin calls me ‘the idea generator’ and my husband encourages me to work on one … More Where does your inspiration come from?
Left eye. Blindness, acquired. These four words, stamped on my medical records and nonchalantly tossed around by doctors and nurses never fail to tick me off. These four, plain little words don’t do me or my eye justice. And one, in particular, is used erroneously. Acquired. According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary (around since 1828), to … More Blindly Outraged
I don’t know about you, but my days have become shorter and my nights much longer because…what’s the rush in getting up, right? I am a fitness trainer in New York, where all the gyms are closed until further notice, and with the new social distancing norms, my clients don’t want to take any chances. … More My “New Normal” during the Covid 19 Lockdown
I did not denounce my father, but I should have. My father disappeared soon after the war. Most people thought he was dead, a few claimed he had escaped. My mother never mentioned his name again and remarried. I was in college when scholars began using the term ‘Holocaust’. The horrors of the camps were … More Do Not Condemn Me For My Father’s Sins
This is an excerpt of the novel I’m working on, based on the screenplay written with Justin Warren Jackson, “Lighten Up!” The American Broadway star Andre Savroy inherits a property in Alsace, from a great-uncle he didn’t even know existed. He discovers a small village that has more to offer than what meets the eye: … More When Broadway Comes to a Small French Village