Hey, At Least It’s Not Angry Birds

- by Eileen Dreyer

Let me be the first to say that I never thought I would play computer games. I’m barely on speaking terms with the things as it is. But let’s be honest. What is the one thing that terrifies a creative person most? No, not the red pencil, although I admit it can cause nightmares.We fear […]

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What Davy Jones Had To Do With My Career

- by Eileen Dreyer

By now everybody knows. Davy Jones, the ‘cute one’ in the Monkees, is dead. And like many women of a certain age, it struck me hard. Harder than even George Harrison, who was my Beatle. But then, when I began to think about it, I realized that Davy wasn’t just my first pretend boyfriend, that […]

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Life Interferes

- by Eileen Dreyer

So there I was minding my own business, my deadlines set, my story in progress, ideas popping up like weeds in a front lawn. I’d even packed for a three-week trip to Ireland where I was going to hide, hibernate and write until my fingers bled. All alone. On the west coast by the ocean. […]

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Why Baseball Reminds Me of Romance

- by Eileen Dreyer

Well, besides the great-looking ballplayers performing acrobatic feats in tight-fitting uniforms, anyway. Okay, here are the facts. I’m a lifelong St. Louis Cardinals fan. I had no choice. In St. Louis it’s like being Catholic. You either are or you aren’t. If you aren’t, there’s nothing much to talk about(except to explain why not). My […]

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