where the writers are

Favorite Books

My Side of the Mountain, The Writer's Way, In Patagonia, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Bitter Lemons, Pilgrim at Tinker Creek, Harry Potter, The Hobbit, Desert Solitaire, Prospero's Cell

What I'm Reading

Edge of Taos Desert, The Love Hexagon

Favorite Authors

Jean Craighead George, Amy Tan, Lawrence Durrell, Pico Iyer, Paul Theroux, Edward Lear, Nevada Barr, Tim Dorsey, Carl Hiaasen, Edward Abbey, Aldo Leopold, Anne Rice, Sean Murphy, Robert Silverberg, Julia Cameron, Anne Lamont, Natalie Goldberg, Bruce Chatwin, Ian Fleming, Jane Yolen, J.R.R. Tolkien, Anne McCaffery, Randy Wayne White, James W. Hall, Archie Carr, Bill Belleville

Influences

Paul Theroux, for his sense of place and grounding in culture; Bill Bryson, for his humor; Lawrence Durrell, for painting Greece with words; Edward Abbey, for his passion; Jean Craighead George, for her tight connections with the natural world.