"I want to write something I'd like to read!"

It would be about cooking,  entertaining, travel and friendship. The husband would be a good guy. The beautiful, smart heroine would be my age!

The Cooking Class in Kuala Lumpur is that book. I've been a writer all my life beginning as a playwright, director, short story writer and newspaper editor -- all before I was ten.

I am obsessed with cooking, my house and my family. I love my dog.

I am obsessed with cooking, my house and my family. I love my dog.

As an adult I have cooked, catered, sold cookbooks, edited cookbooks,  been a web site content manager,  a marketing product manager, and was the senior editor of a commercial web site dedicated to home cooking. Before blogging was popular, I was reviewing cookbooks and writing about entertaining and wine tasting for a wine organization and on my personal web site with the tagline Cooking and Reading Every Day.

Buy the softcover in Seattle at Queen Anne Book Company and Magnolia's Bookstore or order it at any bookstore or online seller by the title or ISBN  9780615755540. Buy Kindle version of the book at Amazon now. Get a free app to read it on your PC, Mac, tablet, laptop or smart phone here.