Five Ways a Horse is Like a Novel

Five Ways a Horse is Like a Novel

How Can a Horse be Like a Novel? You may ask, How can a horse be like a novel?┬áThe answer is one word–relationship. Every good horseman knows the relationship you develop with your horse is critical to your success as a rider. Every good writer knows that the...

How Weeding is Like Writing a Novel

While kneeling in the sand and weeding by hand my riding arena (yes, I do this because I am obsessive compulsive about weeds) it occurred to me that the task was a lot like writing a novel. How so? I looked at the overgrowth of weeds invading my ring and resolved to...

Met Author Ayelet Waldman in Cyberspace

Last night our bookclub had the pleasure of Skyping with best-selling author Ayelet Waldman. On the eve before departing for Europe, she carved out time to talk with us about her latest novel, Love and Treasure. It was fascinating to hear her describe what first gave...