Reading, Writing, and Recipes

I’m currently reading Marie-Helene Bertino’s Parakeet. It the darkly funny story of a woman whose dead grandmother speaks to her through an unruly parakeet. I love characters with strong, quirky voices. For me, Parakeet is more than a great read; it’s a writing workshop.

I’m rewriting a lighter mystery featuring Lucy Howard, a truth-loving, broken-hearted insurance investigator. Her cross-dressing, narcolpectic Uncle Buddy says he may have murdered someone, her ex wants her back, and someone is stalking her.

In The Sometime Sisiter, Grace has shrimp ceviche at a beachside restaurant before she meets her sister’s mysterious lover. Fresh ingredients are essential in this Ecuarorian recipe.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: