Times Festival of Reading

October 25th, 2017|

Mark your calendars! If you're in the Tampa Bay area on Nov. 11, please come say hi at the Times Festival of Reading! I'll be speaking about serial fiction apps [...]

New Release!

October 18th, 2017|

Let go of the past to have any chance at a future... I'm shocked when Rafael Menendez de Aviles -- my first love, my one downfall -- appears at my [...]

The other side of the notebook

February 11th, 2017|

I've been a journalist for 25 years. Being a reporter is essential to who I am. Interviewing, questioning and taking notes are like breathing. Which is probably why the past [...]

On returning, and what I ate

February 7th, 2017|

  I've been back from my trip for almost a week, and I'm still trying to get my bearings. I won't lie: it's odd going on such a long journey [...]

Mission District Murals

January 28th, 2017|

  I have a thing for street art. Murals, light projects, sculptures. I'm not exactly sure when this started or why, but whenever I'm in a new place, I'm drawn [...]

Chicago to San Francisco

January 27th, 2017|

The train trip from Chicago to San Francisco was the longest yet — about 50 hours total. I spent most of my time revising and rewriting my next book, which [...]