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Molly is a two time Erma Bombeck Writing Award winner, in both the humor and human interest categories. She won honorable mentions in 2010 and 2012.
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Tweet Some memories get frozen in time thanks to a lucky snapshot. This was one of them. Washington, DC, summer of 2018. It was absolutely broiling hot. Touring the outside monuments was not going to happen. Instead, we did the … Continue reading
Tweet While finishing the first round of edits to my next book, I took a sip from a mug of coffee. I looked at the mug. It was a great design. I designed it! It occurred to me that since … Continue reading
Tweet This is what we like to do on a Saturday in the midst of summer in the heartland: Get in the car. Turn on the AC. Drive out into the country (this gets harder and harder to do–urban sprawl). … Continue reading
Tweet Late July, 2018. I have been maintaining this blog for at least ten years. I cannot believe this, but it is true. As a result, I think I have said everything. I have typed in every single thought in … Continue reading
Tweet Midsummer. Today we are under a heat advisory. Old people are supposed to stay in the house and drink a lot of water. This makes sense. I am an old person. So I am inside, thinking about how to … Continue reading
Tweet Can a fan letter lead to a publishing deal? Yes, it can! Here is the story behind the story behind the story, as told by my publisher, Lou Aronica of The Story Plant, and me! First, Lou: Our Story Behind the … Continue reading
Tweet Aah. Vacation. When we load up the car, drive for hours, and meet up with family. Always fun. I will be back in a couple of weeks. Stay cool, and avoid the news!
Tweet This is my father. Handsome. Brilliant. Creative. Successful as both a violinist, a symphony conductor, a dean and college administrator who “invented” the concept of the Creative Arts Center in American Universities, and raised the money and the bricks … Continue reading