The Writing Room: My Book’s Almost Done, Sorta

By Barbara Falconer Newhall My book is close to done. I've been working on it for nigh on to 13 years now. Can't imagine how it will feel to have it  … [Read more...]

The Writing Room: Write About My Aging Mother? I Don’t Think So . . .

  Barbara Falconer Newhall, June 5, 2010 Ten reasons why I'm finding it impossible to write about my 92-year-old mother, even though she's all … [Read more...]

Why I Can’t Write My Memoir — Not the Part About My Mom Anyway

By Barbara Falconer Newhall, May 4, 2010 Well, last week I missed my Friday night 11:59 p.m. deadline for posting on this blog. The reason: My … [Read more...]

The Trouble With Daffodils — and My Writing

By Barbara Falconer Newhall I don't like daffodils. I feel about daffodils the way I feel about some of my writing - too damned cheerful. Too … [Read more...]