does the word "story"
mean to you?
Everyone has a story. Some are spectacular, some are quietly
impressive. My hope is that I can help lots of older people tell
their stories before they can no longer do so.
Do you have a reader in mind when you write stories?
No, but maybe that's why Keith loves Strangers
and Alicia loves Gamblers Eponymous,
And Carole loves Pink and Blue and
Yellow and Green. My stories touch different people in
anything you'd like to ask someone who has read your collection,
anything at all?
Yes! How can I keep my black hen from going broody and sitting on
13 eggs for a month - when I don't even have a rooster!
it feel knowing that people are buying your book?
LP: Nice... good... wonderful...
What are you working on now?
Two novels are underway, and more short stories, but then there's the
day to day business of being 94. Right now I'm reading a book
about illicit drugs since one of the characters that came to me last
night is a drug dealer, and I can't write about something that I don't