Tag Archives: memoir

Semi-Traditional Book Review: Reading in Progress #MondayBlogs #bookreview #memoir

Usually I don’t review a book I haven’t yet finished. I definitely don’t review books that I don’t plan to finish (for whatever reason). I’m making an exception here. This weekend I started reading Kevin Brennan’s memoir-in-vignettes, In No Particular … Continue reading

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Kevin Brennan’s In No Particular Order is Now Available on Amazon!

Guess what? In No Particular Order is now live on Amazon! Here’s the blurb: It’s true that life is linear, but the living of it is all over the map. In this memoir-in-vignettes, novelist Kevin Brennan (Parts Unknown, Yesterday Road) … Continue reading

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Asking for Forgiveness: A Memoir #memoir #MondayBlogs

Yesterday would have been my father’s 96th birthday. He died in his sleep in November 1992.  The kind of death anyone would want.  At least at the end, someone (God?) cut him some slack.  You see, he hadn’t had an … Continue reading

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WIP Blog Tour!

Many thanks to Luanne Castle at Writer Site for tagging me to participate in this special blog tour.  It comes at a good time for me because I’ve been wrestling working on my WIP, Clemency, A Novel.  Before you read … Continue reading

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MEMOIRS OF A DILETTANTE VOLUME TWO – COVER REVEAL!

My favorite dilettante has a new volume of “memoirs” coming soon.  Who cares if her stories are fact or fiction?  They are always decisively entertaining. Cover art by Hastywords COMING SPRING 2015 — official date TBA Memoirs of a Dilettante … Continue reading

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Love Letter To A Young Man In A Foreign Land: Short Memoir

The following “memoir” was published online elsewhere, only the website has since disappeared.  Thus, I resurrect my creative attempt at remembrance here.

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A Different Kind of Book Review: Memoirs of a Dilettante Volume One by Helena Hann-Basquiat

Mary picked up the soft cover book from her pillow where it had been resting since Lucy left it there.  She opened the book so she could see the front and back cover, the red, black, and white colors making … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to My Favorite Dilettante!

A little birdie (well, actually, a big birdie) told me that today is Helena Hann-Basquiat’s birthday!  And what better way to celebrate her birthday than by heading over to Amazon and picking up one or all of her recent publications: … Continue reading

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Last Call at Casa de Hann-Basquiat

Originally posted on dilettante factory:
I know, darlings, it’s a horrible name for a Mexican cantina, but we serve only the finest tequila and fresh made tortillas, with home-made salsa. And now I’m really hungry. Surprisingly, this post isn’t really…

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Helena Hann-Basquiat’s Memoirs of a Dilettante, Volume One – COVER REVEAL!

My most favorite dilettante, the delectable, delicious Helena Hann-Basquiat will soon be publishing her memoirs.  This post celebrates, nay, rejoices in the Cover Reveal of her upcoming book.  This is not hyperbole, for Helena is one of the wittiest writers … Continue reading

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