Many of my favorite hours have been spent reading aloud to my three kids -- though as they've grown older I also delight in speed-skating, sky-diving, and scuba-diving.
I enjoy cooking (and eating!), snuggling with my two dogs Charlotte and Wilbur, and rooting for the cancer research my husband and best friend does for a living.
I love traveling -- inside a book or outside in the world -- and I'm always happy to plant both feet on the floor beneath a writing desk.
Click to see some of my Travel Writing
in the Los Angeles Times...
Bay State Speedskating Club
Board of Directors
Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)
Grub Street (Boston literary gang)
Pulitzer Prize winning author and
New Yorker staff writer
ROBERT K. MASSIE
Pulitzer Prize winning biographer and
former president of the Authors Guild
JOYCE CAROL OATES
National Book Award winner
and bestselling author