Switching Gears

Switching Gears

From the time I began seeking a career as a published author, I saw no reason to limit myself to fiction or non-fiction. I loved storytelling, but at the same time felt I had something share from the ‘real job’ career I had chosen in the field of eldercare. Early on I published several works on caregiving and aging for AARP Books. Then thirteen years ago my agent approached me with the possibility of working on a guide for people with Parkinson’s disease and their care partners. The interested...

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Jo’s Jottings for June, 2022

Jo’s Jottings for June, 2022

Hello and welcome to my blog. From time to time I will take a break from writing novels, memoirs and other things to share some random thoughts on random topics I hope you might find interesting. Today I am thinking about libraries and their importance to communities—a mostly free resource that gives access to books, films, music, art, programs, and more to those savvy enough to make regular visits there. Over my long career as a writer, libraries have inspired me creatively leading me more...

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