Barbara Stahl is a mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and retired school library media specialist, who is a devoted western New Yorker. She loves her family, circle of friends, reading, history, music, theater, and cat Tarzan. Her "Lucky to be Here" bi-weekly column appeared in the Canandaigua Daily Messenger. Barbara is the author Aviaries of Sonnenberg and other … Continue reading Barbara Stahl Reviews Come Back
I was in the hot seat last week, in the best possible way, as the smartest readers I know – my own book club – discussed my novel Come Back. Lordy, what a night! Several years back – before Come Back had a title, when the manuscript still crawled with red-flag errors and an extra … Continue reading My Hottest Seat
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I am so fortunate to have a friend who is: a talented photographer, an artist, a genius at design, a creative writer of whimsical children's books, and a novelist! Karen Sorce is a wonder!
Are you lucky enough to be in a book club? I am, and the second Thursday of every month when we meet is one of my happiest days! Every meeting is like a fabulous meal – savory, spicy, and sweet, all in one bite! I’ll start with the savory nature of our book club. We … Continue reading I LOVE My Book Club!
Debut Novel Available now! Publishing a novel has been a dream of mine since reading Trixie Belden stories at age eight. So hot-diggety, this feels good! What's Come Back about? Vi Masters comes back to the hometown she fled ten years before - not because she wants to, but because she's worried about Sadie, more mother than … Continue reading Debut Novel FAQs
For years I've described myself as an aspiring novelist. So what do I call myself now that I finally can hold, touch, and sell (!) my debut novel? Still aspiring. And perspiring.