Auschwitz survivor Aunt Rachel teaching me how to make Gefilte Fish.
My great-aunt Resi—views in the family of her were quite one-sided, so it was a challenge to write her as a multi-dimensional character.
Death at La Fenice by Donna Leon – I just returned from Venice, Italy, and I love mysteries.
Have laptop, will write. Push comes to shove, I can even compose with pen and paper.
Digging into my own experience and trying to capture it as precisely as possible.