Blog Archives

At the Crossroads of Write and Rite

Welcome to my new website, www.maggiekast.com and the new site for my blog, formerly Ritual and Rhubarb Pie on Blogger, now here on WordPress. I’ll still be reporting on meals and other rituals, stretching that term to include annual family

Posted in Book Publishing & Publicity, Uncategorized Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Climbing the Learning Curve

Over the last two or three days I’ve hoisted myself up a steep learning curve, one handhold after the other, and craned my neck to see the widening view. With terrific boosts from Ilan Mochari, fellow Fomite writer and author

Posted in Uncategorized Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,

A Novel’s Journey: Bringing What Could Have Been to Life

After a joyful, dance-filled Easter Mass a few weeks ago I got on a plane and flew to Vienna, then took a train, fighting sleep, to the Austrian town of Klagenfurt am Wörthersee, near the Italian border. There my son

Posted in Uncategorized Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,