We writers sit behind desks a lot. Not in front of cameras.
So it was with some hesitation that I agreed to have Ruth Anne Peck interview me for her Book-TV show, The Writer’s Nook.
The occasion was the publication of two new books: A scholarly biography (FANNY SEWARD: A LIFE) and a children’s picture book (‘AN AFFECTIONATE FAREWELL’: THE STORY OF OLD ABE AND OLD BOB). Both books were published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War, and both were Civil War-era books.
The interview couldn’t have been easier, because when I start talking about something I love – like writing and books – the words just flow!
Here’s Ruth Anne’s interview with me about writing, self-publishing, censorship, teaching, and how to keep the creative juices going. And, yes, it features two of my books: FANNY SEWARD: A LIFE and ‘AN AFFECTIONATE FAREWELL’: THE STORY OF OLD BOB AND OLD ABE and .