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I am superstitious. I can’t help it. I don’t know where it comes from. I don’t sit on a bed after it is made to perfection and I have heart failure if any visitor to my home does. Pull the covers down first if you need to nap. That’s fine. Okay. So now I’m a writer. I need good luck along with craft and a few good author pals. I have a keeper who likes to nap. And I have cats for the first time in my life. Cats are no respecters of superstition. I don’t make the bed up any more. There is good luck, bad luck and no luck. Not making up my bed guarantees NO LUCK. I’m good with it. The cats are good with it and my keeper is good with it–or maybe not, but I didn’t ask his opinion.Read the rest of this entry »
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A failure as catastrophic to the author as the Chernobyl meltdown she wrote about
Mary Mycio self-published Doing Bizness: A Nuclear Thriller in June 2013. She has the background for it. A journalist and the daughter of Ukrainian immigrants, Mycio wrote a non-fiction book, Wormwood Forest: A Natural History of Chernobyl. Mycio visited Chernobyl; she speaks the language, she investigated, she met and talked with those in the know. The book was published in 2005. Wormwood Forest reads as solid and as interesting as her fiction. Not a dry word in the tome.