Monthly Archives: May 2012

Lies, Lies, and More Lies

Are lies ever acceptable? Are there certain lies that can never be forgiven? I taught a college writing course for freshmen a few years ago. It was an interesting course: every semester, two books on a random topic were selected and the students would write a series of papers, responding to prompts.  One semester, the […]

Perfect Men…Almost

I like my men almost perfect. I’m of course talking about the male protagonists in my stories. And why not? The fiction I write is almost real, why not its men almost perfect? And to me, almost perfect men know how to bring me to tears—in a good way. I write for the romantics in […]