…James is a model child—a great student, athlete, son, and brother. He can be counted on to do the right thing, stand up to bad guys, handle difficult situations and problem-solve well. Mandy is smart and funny, feisty and outspoken, and tough, yet she is also a reliable, well-behaved, well-liked child. Rosco is my clown and troublemaker…
It was our tradition to visit a pumpkin patch in the countryside every fall, to spend the day soaking up the autumn colors–as much as this was possible in sunny Southern California–and bring home pumpkins for the doorstep, which we’d ultimately carve for Halloween.
In the first of a new short series of blog posts, I’ll be answering some of the questions I’ve frequently been asked
Does this sound like you? You’ve written a great story (or work of non-fiction). You’ve fine-tuned it, rewritten it, labored