Today I had the immense honor of joining Beautiful Writers podcast host Linda Sivertsen in chatting with crime fiction legend Patricia Cornwell (aieeeee!!!!).* We talked about a lot of things--working during lockdown, creating through fear, the strange full-circle moments that happen in writing and in...

I get twitchy in the fall. As minutes of daylight seep from the end of each day, the old restless anxiety creeps in. I know those dark, early evenings are on their way. And, here in the Midwest, the cold comes with it. Don’t get me wrong—I...