The other day my daughter, 14, saw me hunched over a laptop, cringing at the customer reviews of my novels on Amazon.com and bn.com. "Why do you insist on tormenting yourself?" she asked. "It just can't be good for you." She's right. And yet torture myself I do. I'm drawn to the online book forums for my novels the way tabloid photographers are drawn to Britney Spears: It won't be pretty, but it is pretty irresistible. My friends who are writers lurk around these sites, too.
It was twenty years ago that “Midwives” was published: 1997. I had hair then. Our phones were considerably less smart. Our books were made of paper. Throughout this month I will be answering questions from the Reading Group Center to celebrate the new, twentieth anniversary edition of the novel. Here is their first one. As always, thank you so much for your faith in my work. 1. Twenty years have passed since Midwives was first published Click to Tweet , but it still feels relevant.
The Charleston County Public Library offers the following free programs in May for children, teens and adults. Healey’s oil paintings are inspired by the Southern female experience. Healey pays tribute to strong, brave, beautiful women who push the boundaries. Play more than 250 classic arcade games including "Lunar Lander" (1979), "Gravitar" (1982) and "Major Havoc" (1983). View printed circuit boards and software on display.