The Transition from Hands To Mouth of Jacqueline Du Pre

Photo Credit: Jacqueline du Pre on the cover of her Dvorak Cello Concerto in B Minor album with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Daniel Barenbom (who was also her husband), 1971, EMI Records: amadeusrecord/Flickr/CC BY SA 2.0 “Well, that just means I’ve had to use more my mouth than my hands.” – Jacqueline du … Continue reading The Transition from Hands To Mouth of Jacqueline Du Pre

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Writing as Vengeance

Photo Credit: A Tale of Two Cities, A Female Jacobin, Title-Page Vignette, 1870, Fred Barnard: Robert Ferrieux/Wikimedia Commons/PD Art (PD Old) “Writing a tale that seeks revenge, you’ll quickly see that tale as merely a list of hurts, which, when you get to the end of that list, is a list that may not interest … Continue reading Writing as Vengeance

The Story of Actaeon

Photo Credit: Diana and Actaeon, Francesco Albani, 1617, oil on copper, Louvre Museum, Paris, France: JarektUploadBot/Wikimedia Commons/PD Art (PD Old 100 1923) “And so [Actaeon] perished, hunter and hunted.” (Preston-Peabody, par. 8) My upcoming book, the first book of my Waxwood Series, is called The Order of Actaeon. This is a blog post not so … Continue reading The Story of Actaeon

Excerpt: The Order of Actaeon (Waxwood Series: Book 1)

Photo Credit: Actaeon, Paul Manship, 1925, bronze, Smithsonian American Art Museum: File Upload Bot (Kaldari) /Wikimedia Commons/CC BY SA 2.5 My blog post this week is sort of a departure from my usual, as it’s specifically about my work. In honor of finishing the final proofreads for my upcoming book, The Order of Actaeon (Waxwood … Continue reading Excerpt: The Order of Actaeon (Waxwood Series: Book 1)

A Moony Romantic Glow: Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen, and Tim Robbins in Miss Firecracker (1989)

***This post is part of the My Favorite Movie Threesome Blogathon, hosted by the Movie Movie Blog Blog. *** ***Some spoilers*** As most of my readers know, I’m a huge fan of classic films and I love to throw my hand in when there’s a blogathon going on. Now, I don’t consider films of the … Continue reading A Moony Romantic Glow: Holly Hunter, Mary Steenburgen, and Tim Robbins in Miss Firecracker (1989)