Parallel universes?

In my book, Wandering Time, Zoe believes that travel to alternate realities or parallel universes happens by magic, her mother, with her psychology background, thinks it’s a shared delusion because Granny Rae has Alzheimer’s disease. But Granny Rae looks for an explanation in modern physics theories about parallel universes. This is a concept which has … More Parallel universes?

Health issues

As someone who has spent most of my working life in the field of health care for women (primarily as a midwife) I was upset to learn of this recent study. It found that 99% of pregnant women in the U.S. test positive for multiple chemicals, including some that are now banned and known to … More Health issues

Connect with Nature

A four week series for adults (Saturday mornings) called Connect with Nature sponsored by the Natural History Museum of Santa Cruz begins January 29. It sounds fascinating and I intend to go to at least three of the events. Take a look at the web site. And if you haven’t seen the Bones exhibit, don’t … More Connect with Nature

Surviving rejections

Greg Archer, an editor for the Santa Cruz Good Times recently published a book about food, Shut Up, Skinny Bitches. In an interview in today’s Good Times he has some advice for writers who are trying to get published: If you are writing fiction, believe in your story. If you have a great story to … More Surviving rejections