A Wandering Star: Searching for Home

Perhaps if I went by ‘Root’ rather than ‘River’ my life would be more stationary and settled. It’s doubtful. True to my name, I keep flowing onward. Life is movement, really. From a subatomic level to the molecular, from the constant firing of our nervous system to cellular respiration and life processes, from micro impulses


Cutting Words: The Challenge of Dividing a Manuscript

Cut it in half. That’s essentially what the New York agent said upon reviewing my current manuscript, “Eros and the Sacred Masculine.” After two years of writing and another year of editing, this wasn’t exactly the news I wanted to hear. Her professional opinion is that a large book will be a difficult sell because