Being that August 13th is International Lefthanders Day, I found myself doing a little online research about my lefty tribe. There are some very interesting facts floating around in cyberspace. Here’s a fun little summary: By the way and in case you were wondering, none of the current U.S. presidential candidates is a Southpaw. Bummer. And just for the record, I can roll my tongue just fine, thank you very much. What’s interesting, yet a bit disturbing, is the fear of, and distain for, … [Read more...]
We Interrupt This Blog
We interrupt this regularly scheduled blog post to make an important announcement: The 2nd edition of I Was In Love With a Short Man Once will be released by Booktrope Publishing on June 23rd! Cover design by Lizzie Russell, www.lizzierussellcreative.com WOO HOO! To celebrate, let’s play a game of twenty questions. Here we go: 1. What inspired you to write this book? My nana’s apple pie recipe. Nana made the best apple pies, but she never wrote down the recipe. Now she’s gone and no … [Read more...]
How Do You Know She’s a Witch?
We have found a witch, may we burn her? How do you know she is a witch? She looks like one! “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” Hmm… what exactly does a witch look like? The sad truth is that by most estimates, up through the 1700s, 40,000 or more people were executed under suspicion of practicing witchcraft; based primarily upon their religious beliefs, independent or rebellious behaviors, and some interesting physical characteristics including… left-handedness. Being a … [Read more...]