The latest blurb of my book is from Barb Shoup, Executive Director of the Indiana Writers Center, and author of Looking for Jack Kerouac and An American Tune.
Yesterday, we took our paint horse Cody to the vet clinic for his routine therapeutic shoeing appointment which periodically involves x-rays to see how he’s progressing. Cody has “ringbone” which is a horse person’s term for osteoarthritis. In Cody’s case, as the x-rays revealed yesterday, he has both high and low ringbone, which means the arthritis affects the coffin joint and the pastern. Which means, for Cody, things hurt. His new shoeing prescription should help, as will the injections of steroids he will soon receive.
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One of my favorite writers just wrote a lovely blurb for my forthcoming book (Nov. 2017) Still Life with Horses. Here it is:
“I loved this luminous and searingly honest story of love, loss, life and hope; and I loved how a horse served as metaphor for all of this. The lesson I came away with is that in its best and purest form, love can only lead to more love.”
— Elizabeth Berg
author of The Dream Lover and The Story of Arthur Truluv
I feel very honored to have such a wonderful writer say such lovely things about my book. Thank you Elizabeth Berg.
Author of Divining Venus: Stories (Waywiser Press, 2013)
Professor of English
My second and next book, that is. Coming out Fall 2017. The lovely Howling Bird Press in Minnesota will be bringing my nonfiction book Still Life with Horses into the world. So happy to have these wonderful folks to work with, and that my book is going to be real.
I think I feel like a real writer now. Ta da!
They said I ought to have a website and so this is it. You can find information about my writing, past and future, and upcoming writing-related events. You can find information about me on, handily, the “About” page.