Fran Blackstone introduces herself

Fran Blackstone introduces herself

May 13, 2013 Dear Ms. Colando: Please forgive the incorrect name, if that is the case. My secretary has looked up PJ Colando on the Internet and discovered little, except a cute blog https://pjcolandocom On Facebook there is cross-reference to your name, so we assume...
THE INCIDENT: 2nd character pov

THE INCIDENT: 2nd character pov

I’m late, I’m late, I’m late… I parked in the far parking lot, mistiming the amount of steps required to the restaurant on the other end of the mall. While my Fitbit will reward me, my conscientiousness is brimming with guilt. It took a couple...
I don’t say “hella”

I don’t say “hella”

“I like reading your book, PJ. I’m getting to know your personality better,” she said as she paddled and kicked in water aerobics class. I smiled as I paddled and kicked, too. Nice to receive a direct reader compliment. She’d honored my...

What’s in a name?

One of my friends’ favorite lines in HASHES & BASHES is this – “That girl’s name is Amy, a sequence of names in infamy, which is what she brought to all our lives.” Referencing the conniving ex-daughter-in-law, Amy, who ended STASHES...