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Nov.17.2009 - 1:24 pm
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Okay, this takes the cake. . . (or the pizza in this case). What happens on pizza night when a writer’s head if full of all the things going on in her life: 1: researching and...
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Oct.22.2009 - 3:50 pm
Since publishing my memoir, I've been asked by a few writers involved in writing their own memoirs for some helpful tips. Strangely, I always feel presumptuous in giving out...
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Sep.03.2009 - 6:18 pm
How to interpret the parting words of your children on their first day of school: Child number one: Daniel, 15, known for his street-art sensibility and well-honed edge of sarcasm...
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Jul.09.2009 - 10:22 pm
Publishing a book can get you into some pretty unusual circumstances. Because my memoir is about losing my Catholic faith, a friend asked me to be a curator for the first ever...
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Comments from Veronica

Dec.05.2009 - 10:06 am
In response to: The Daily Sam: Sex and Religion
Right on, Brother.
Nov.22.2009 - 11:51 am
In response to: When Life & Art Don't Mix
is the solution that comes to mind. Of course, it wouldn't have saved my pizzas!
Nov.22.2009 - 11:44 am
In response to: When Life & Art Don't Mix
. . . no laptop. Pencil and paper? :) I am a repeat offender when it comes to writing and burning food. It's happened...
Oct.25.2009 - 7:06 pm
In response to: The Daily Sam: The Kazoo and God
I laughed myself silly. Great piece.
Sep.05.2009 - 1:19 pm
In response to: What's Next? How writers tackle their perennial "next" decision
Great piece. You really hit on so many things I identify with, particularly the anxiety of being pigeonholed--a pet...


Published Reviews

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Published by San Francisco Chronicle
Kids who grow up in ultrareligious families often have great tales to tell, but the stories of Veronica Chater make you shake your head, laugh out loud and joyfully turn the page...