Hi Everybody! I want you to be the first to know that The Wildwater Walking Club: Back on Track is out in the world. Thanks so much to everyone who took the time to get in touch with me to ask for another adventure for Noreen, Rosie and Tess. I had a blast spending more time […]
“Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.”—Mary Tyler Moore
My awesome and talented friend Charlotte (founder of Charlotte and Company) has done hair and makeup for scores of forty-to-forever women including Diane Sawyer, Joan Lunden, Carole King, and Geena Davis. She’s also done mine lots of times—even for a Today show appearance. And I was lucky enough to shadow Charlotte while I was researching my novel, Summer […]
Orca, formerly Oreo, is one of the five cats we rescued from under our front porch. He and his brother, Catman, formerly The Great Catsby, went up the street to live with my daughter and son-in-law. And yes, he’s learned to turn on the TV with the remote! P.S. I tell a fictional version of […]
“Storytelling does not begin with inventing, it begins with listening.”—John Berger
Twelve-week-old Astro, named after the dog in The Jetsons, is a charcoal lab. His unusual shiny gray color caught my eye as I walked the park, and Astro was only too happy to pose for me. Charcoal labs are the result of two recessive genes. When a Labrador that carries the dilution gene (dd) is bred […]
First Lenten rose of the season in my Atlanta garden!
There’s an old toast: May all your troubles be as short as your New Year’s resolutions. Which is why personally I’m not a huge fan as far as New Year’s resolutions go. It’s too easy to feel like a failure when those daily trips to the gym fizzle out by Valentine’s Day. But I do […]
Wishing you all so much joy with family and friends!!
Drumroll please…Fair and square via random drawing, the giveaway winner of all 5 books in the Must Love Dogs series plus the movie is Carolyn Clement McDonough! Congratulations, Carolyn! If you didn’t win this time around, make sure you sign up for my newsletter list at http://ClaireCook.com/newsletter so you don’t miss the next giveaway! And if […]