Sorry for the absence this month. After completing a big editing job, I spent last week planning field trips, coloring and hiding eggs, and designing scavenger hunts. This week the kids were on spring break, so I decided—in addition to having them home all week—that I would paint half the interior of the house. Mission [...]
People often ask me, “Will you let you daughter (who is now 4) model when she grows up?” So I decided to make a video to answer the question. If you like it, please share it with your friends!
*To make a three-minute digital story of your own, visit the Center for Digital Storytelling‘s [...]
When people hear I used to model and that I wrote a memoir about modeling, they have a lot of questions. Here are the answers to the top 10 questions people ask me:
1. Did you meet a lot of celebrities?
Some. I wasn’t much of a partier, but I danced with Milli Vanilli, met [...]
I am very excited to announce that a mini ebook version of my memoir about the international modeling industry is now available from SheBooks. In fact, it’s the featured title for fashion week this week! For just $2.99 you will get the inside scoop on what it’s like to walk down the runways of Paris [...]
Many of you know that I have written a memoir titled Paris On Less Than $10,000 a Day about the six years I spent working as a fashion model in Europe and Japan in the late 80s and early 90s. Here is one story from that book, told at the Porchlight storytelling series in San [...]
Thank you to Nicola Twrst for inviting me to participate in this blog chain. Nicola writes short stories and novels across various genres, including mystery, romance, and paranormal. Be sure to check her out at Nicola Trwst.com.
I’m not really ready to talk about My Next Big Thing because it’s still in the development stage, [...]
As many of you know, I am in the final throes of revising a memoir about the modeling industry. So every now and then I sneak a post about fashion between all my posts about writing and publishing and social media. And this is one such post.
One thing I have to thank the modeling [...]
I recently came across this article about supermodel Karen Mulder. I used to do fashion shows with Karen back in the late 80s/early 90s, although I’m not sure I ever spoke with her. I remember a friend telling me that she had roomed with Karen when Karen was just an ordinary model like the rest [...]
A friend of mine sent me a link to fashion model Jenna Sauer’s (aka Tatiana Anymodel’s) interview on Jezebel.com with the note, “I wish you could do this questionnaire too—I’d like to see your answers vs “Tatiana’s!” Well friend, here they are. But first, a little background about me:
When I was 18, I moved [...]