The Shame of Aging: The Big Seven-Five Has Finally Arrived

By Barbara Falconer Newhall It's here. It arrived this week -- my birthday, The Big Seven-Five. I am now officially old. And I look it. There's no … [Read more...]

Julie Hill Barton’s Dog Medicine Goes Big

By Barbara Falconer Newhall My writing pal Julie Hill Barton has lucked out. Her wonderful memoir, Dog Medicine, has been scooped up by a major … [Read more...]

Brooke Warner: Getting Published Is Easier Than Ever. Getting Discovered, Not So Much

By Barbara Falconer Newhall -- Until I met Brooke Warner, I thought I'd never need to read another how-to-get-published book. I've got a whole shelf of … [Read more...]

Write Another Book? I Dunno . . .

By Barbara Falconer Newhall "Barbara, you've got to write another book," a southern California friend said -- quite emphatically -- after finishing … [Read more...]

The Bay Area Book Festival — My Idea of a Good Time

By Barbara Falconer Newhall Books everywhere. Authors all over the place. And best of all, writers I know from writing groups or my newspapering days. … [Read more...]