Today is August first. Seven months of the year are gone already. I’ve been 71 for almost a month now. I can hardly believe how quickly the time is going by. In the month of August, I’m seeing the following doctors and having some tests done: family MD, ophthalmologist, psychologist, massage therapist, podiatrist, rheumatologist, blood … Continue reading How can we live our best life?
Time to set up the chaise chairs around the pool and start your summer reading. Or, you could be like me and just curl up with your Kindle. Enjoy!
The love of my life didn’t happen until I met my last husband, Norman in 1987. Third time’s the charm, they say. For me, this turned out to be true. When we met, I was thirty-six years old and ten years sober. I’d been through a lot in my life—incest, rape, miscarriages, addiction, alcoholism, illnesses, … Continue reading Romance in Crime Fiction?
This blog is about the book launch for my new book, “Waking Up to the Life Left in Me”, as well as a sample of what’s inside—one piece from each of the four sections: essay, grief, growth, and greenlighting. Book Launch Video https://www.facebook.com/WritersinourMidst/videos/478877693852535 I’ve included the lovely reviews from my beta readers. Reviews Lyn presents … Continue reading Waking Up to the Life Left in Me
My segments were recorded via zoom as I wasn’t able to attend in person. I’ve made a note of the time stamp for each of my portions. But, you should watch the whole show as it’s really wonderful. It takes a while to load on Teams and you can join as anonymous. The show actually … Continue reading I was elated to be asked to be a guest on the New View Poetry Show with Karen Hein.
Book launch in March/April 2022 After my husband died from cancer, I wrote a book of essays and poetry that followed my journey of loss and grief then subsequent growth and acceptance over those first five years. Reducing WE to me was not easy, and I’m shocked I did it. But I did with the … Continue reading New Book Coming Soon
As so many do, I reflect on the year just gone by. I’m happy to report that the eleven octogenarians whom I love and adore are still with me and going strong on this last day of the year. I am so grateful for that. I’m surrounded by hundreds of years of wisdom. Good people. … Continue reading The end of 2021
What if a woman is murdered in a desperate attempt to shut her up, but thenshe is immediately stabbed eight times with her own carving knife by adifferent perp, who also takes a hank of her blonde hair as a trophy? What ifthis is not the first time he's done this? What if this has … Continue reading New Book Release
My life has been full of strong female characters: Flora, my mother, Carol, and Louise. These women were stalwart, dependable, reliable, and remarkable in their accomplishments. Flora—a lighthouse in a sea of stormy teenage angst. Through her example, she taught me how to ground myself. Simply by doing the next thing that needed to be … Continue reading Strong Female Characters
Growing, learning, stretching, and becoming the best writer I can be—it’s all a part of the great tapestry of my life.