An Author Can Dream

For years, I’ve dreamed that my Jules Vanderzeit series will be magically discovered by a smart and talented TV producer who would find them charming and original and want to turn the books into a TV series, aptly titled The Mastro. I’ve also dreamed that Idris Elba will play Jules Vanderzeit, the Mastro. (Dream Big, […]

This and That.

Whenever we are given a choice between This and That, we will always choose This (whatever This is) because we couldn’t possibly believe That! To believe That would be crazy. When presented with two opposing ideas, by our very nature, we must choose the one that most conforms with our already established beliefs, no matter […]

They Lived Happily Ever After

“They lived happily ever after.” Words mad famous by age old fairy tales and thousands of romance novels. When you pick up a romance novel – like the ones I have written – there’s an intrinsic promise that the story will have a happy ending. Usually something akin to ‘and they lived happily ever after, […]

The Gilded Age

The long awaited HBO series, The Gilded Age from Julian Fellowes has finally begun, and I am thrilled. I can remember, years ago, hearing that Mr. Fellowes planned to create this series after he was finished with the wonderfully successful run of Downton Abby and have been in anticipation ever since. Having written five books […]