Archive for April, 2009

Good Grades and Artichokes

  My mother thought artichokes, pomegranates, persimmons and mangos were very special foods. In season, she bought them for me. She let me know these were a treat for being good.She would give me a whole artichoke with small bowls of fresh lemon juice and melted butter. She let me take it to take it...

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What's Wrong With Happy Endings?

I’ve been reading a book after I finish work every day.  The book is very well written, and I’ve enjoyed it up to the point where the protagonist is in deep trouble. With any other book, I’d continue reading, congratulating myself on finding such a suspenseful book, one in which the characters are so well...

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What Would Jane Austen Do? by Laurie Brown

The question I’m asked most often is Where do you get your ideas? (Usually with a note of incredulousness in the speaker’s voice.) And the answer is different for every book. For What Would Jane Austen Do? the plot came out of discussion on time travel with several author friends. The question to the table...

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Attack to the Alter Ego

Hello Fellow Junkies! How is  everyone doing! Well things for this little author are going well.  But yes, as you can see from the title, its attack of the alternate ego. Now to those that do not know me, I’m actually a graduate student in Chemistry.  Amazing huh? Sounds a bit boring to some, but...

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