Monthly Archives: September 2015

Now Available at Books, Inc., Palo Alto – new and noteworthy section!

My novel is in good company—flanked by Ken Follett and Colm Toibin on the shelves at Books, Inc in Palo Alto—and I hope it finds its way to your good hands soon. David Advertisements

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Rough Seas

The neck bace is due to rogue waves in the N. Calif Ocean. The flag was sent from my son, Christian in Norway—we descended from the two most stubborn races in Europe: Scotland & Norge. All is well, as my … Continue reading

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The best way to write is not alone/

Is Writing Alone the Best Approach”   The best stimulus for finishing & publishing my new novel within my editor’s strictures was to spend a day sailing in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, gathering chapters as ciphers in my head whist tending … Continue reading

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Women and Language

Atlantic Magazine posted a cheap-tweat about different ways men and women “process”—a dreadful, meaningless verb—language. My initial response was to look at the lives and work of three women writers: George Elliot (“Middlemarch”); Virginia Wolfe (“Mrs. Dalloway”); and Louise Erdrich … Continue reading

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