Writing, Sailing & Life Adventures

Why I’m Having Coffee With My Fears

Why I’m Having Coffee With My Fears

You might think someone planning to sail across oceans might be afraid of storms, pirates, or running aground. But as Colin and I prepped for the next phase of our...

Why I’m Having Coffee With My Fears

You might think someone planning to sail across oceans might be afraid of storms, pirates, or running aground. But as Colin and I prepped for the next phase of our...

Adventure is a Muscle That Grows Stronger With Use

Adventure is a Muscle That Grows Stronger With Use

My body flooded with adrenaline and I bolted up in bed. “Delete it now!” I said. “It’s a phishing scam. Don’t touch it! You didn’t accidentally click, did you?” Three...

Adventure is a Muscle That Grows Stronger With Use

My body flooded with adrenaline and I bolted up in bed. “Delete it now!” I said. “It’s a phishing scam. Don’t touch it! You didn’t accidentally click, did you?” Three...

Victoria Did, Indeed, Have a Secret

Victoria Did, Indeed, Have a Secret

The Time Traveler’s Guide to 1851: Women’s Undies Edition If you swoon for a good period drama full of 19th century dresses, from Bridgerton to The Gilded Age, you may...

Victoria Did, Indeed, Have a Secret

The Time Traveler’s Guide to 1851: Women’s Undies Edition If you swoon for a good period drama full of 19th century dresses, from Bridgerton to The Gilded Age, you may...

With What Eyes Do We See the Soul?

With What Eyes Do We See the Soul?

Once I’d finally accepted that the only way to get Rulloff out of my head was to write a novel about him, I assumed the best way forward was the direct...

With What Eyes Do We See the Soul?

Once I’d finally accepted that the only way to get Rulloff out of my head was to write a novel about him, I assumed the best way forward was the direct...

Getting to Truth, Through Fiction

Getting to Truth, Through Fiction

Once a seed like your great-great-grand-uncle murdered a bunch of people gets planted, no matter how much you want to ignore it, you're powerless against the enormity of the questions...

Getting to Truth, Through Fiction

Once a seed like your great-great-grand-uncle murdered a bunch of people gets planted, no matter how much you want to ignore it, you're powerless against the enormity of the questions...

It Takes a Villain to Make a Writer

It Takes a Villain to Make a Writer

I didn’t start out to write a book about a serial killer—never consciously chose the darkest corners of the soul as a neat place to spend years of my life....

It Takes a Villain to Make a Writer

I didn’t start out to write a book about a serial killer—never consciously chose the darkest corners of the soul as a neat place to spend years of my life....