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Music, when soft voices die

In creativity, The Virgin Cure, the writing life by ami0 Comments

Last night while I was cruising around facebook, a message popped up from Dr. Peggy Balensuela, voice professor extraordinaire. I’ve written about her in this space before, but it bears repeating – the time I spent in her studio while I was in university made an enormous difference in my life, and I’ve no doubt that she helped me become …

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The Amazing Moth Girl!

In New York City history, New York Minute, The Virgin Cure by ami7 Comments

New York Minute #2 – The Amazing Moth Girl (or, “Crazy Canadian writer girl catches a moth in Manhattan.”) This post is part of my ongoing feature New York Minutes. To see the other posts in the series, click on the “New York Minute” category in the sidebar labelled “Stuff I blog about, a lot.” Whenever I’m in New York, …

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Here we go…

In The Virgin Cure, the writing life by ami16 Comments

So, this happened last week… The Virgin Cure appeared in the July issue of O Magazine, featured as one of “The Books of Summer.” (page 109 .) The news came late Friday night when I received a facebook message from my former college roommate/best buddy, Dawn, “Jamie just told me that your book is in O Magazine. Is it true?” …