Susan Rebecca White
Susan Rebecca White: What Are You Reading?
Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?
A. "I Want to Sing that Rock and Roll" by Gillian Welch and David Rawlings. "Suspicious Minds" sung by Elvis. "Prayer Without Words" by Mary Guathier. "Trouble" by Cat Stevens. "Black Flowers" by Yo La Tengo.
Q. What’s your greatest fear?
A. There are two and they are both pretty irrational (I hope!): The first is being in a plane crash and the second is being falsely imprisoned for a crime I did not commit.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?
A. He's kind of an anti-hero, but I love Ignatius P. Reilly from A Confederacy of Dunces.
Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?
A. I am big on parenthetical phrases. (And I probably use them too much!)
April 28, 2009Mother’s Day Contest My sister, Lauren Myracle, YA author extraordinaire, has a fantastic new book coming out titled Peace, Love and Baby Ducks. To celebrate its May 14th release she is running a ducky contest on her website. Check it out at http://laurenmyracle.com/blog.html. Lauren is having so much fun with her contest that I decided to run one, too…and so, (drum roll, please) to honor the mothers and daughters who live within the pages of Bound South, and to honor real-live mothers everywhere (or the memories of those mothers,) I am running a mother of a mother’s day contest, the RUTH’S RIGHTEOUS BROWNIES GIVEAWAY!! And who,... see more
November 17, 2008I have always loved to cook.
My mother swears that I successfully cracked my first egg when I was two.
At eight I’d write the grocery list, and Mom would drop me off at the A&P while she ran other errands. Ladies would watch, bemused, as I tapped one melon after another, listening for the hollow sound that is the telltale sign of ripeness.
I fixed chicken with wild mushrooms for my grandmother once when she was babysitting, writing the menu on my mother’s thick stationary and beginning the evening by offering Grandma a cocktail.
I was eleven.
During college, while my friends were... see more