My husband Duke decided we should have a party with creative people. "Why not, " I agreed and said, "Let's call it a Gutsy Creative People Party." So we created a list of all our friends in Duke's indie movie: The Down Home Alien Blues, my writer friends, PR friends, journalists, editors and so on. What fun we had between actors, such as Continue Reading
Archives for December 2012
Being famous doesn’t guarantee fans will come
Bank of Books in Ventura, California, is a lovely indie bookstore for book lovers of all genres. It's the kind of store that attracts those who love to browse and dig into stories. It's also the kind of store that attracts famous people, such as Sir Anthony Hopkins, according to John Montz, the manager. Last weekend, during my book event at Bank Continue Reading
Are you Gutsy enough to give a stranger a “Free Hug”?
I'm spending a mini-vacation with my husband in Ojai, California, and met this "Gutsy" man at the Farmers' Market on Sunday morning. He seemed friendly and gentle, so I had to find out: Why was he offering "Free Hugs?" After we hugged, I had this burning desire to interview him. I needed to find out the: who, what, where, when and Continue Reading
Which is your favorite airport terminal?
I love to travel, and have a passion for airports. The thrill of seeing people from all over the world converging into one place, and wondering where they live, and what their life is like, fascinates me. My father instilled a passion for travel and planes within me at a young age. I remember when I was four, our pilot missed the runway and Continue Reading
My “Gutsy” Book Signing at WHSmith Paris
It seems insignificant to talk about my book signing after the senseless act of violence that took place on Friday, December 14th in Newtown, Connecticut. I am speechless, and know that people around the whole world are feeling their sorrow. *** Icy roads were predicted on Thursday, December 13th, the day of my WHSmith book signing in Paris. Continue Reading