Feeling the Monsoons, Thinking Vietnam, and Dry Season Woes

Summertime 2019 and toad-drowning rain pelted Arkansas for weeks. My yard and flowers became a jungle. Just so happens, I’ve finished my debut novel set against a backdrop of Vietnam. This year’s torrential rains and storms were perfect touchstones for that country’s monsoons. But with the approach of autumn, the dry season dominates and hard,Continue reading “Feeling the Monsoons, Thinking Vietnam, and Dry Season Woes”

Scouting for a Publisher

             My debut novel has a title, at least, a working label—If You Walk Long Enough. Author Lewis Carroll helped with this during a conversation in his book, Alice in Wonderland, between Alice and the Cat:                         ‘Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?’                         ‘That depends aContinue reading “Scouting for a Publisher”