The lovely, generous Fiona Mcvie interviewed me on her blog this week, and I’d like to share it with you here.
Name: Cathleen Townsend
Where are you from?
CT: I live in the beautiful Sierra Nevada foothills of northern California, between Sacramento and Tahoe. I have my very own thirteen-acre wood of mixed oak and pine, which is beyond incredible. I grew up in an LA suburb, so living on this much land is amazing. And the forest is so exquisitely lovely this time of year. For March, April, and May, it’s like living in Hobbiton.
Of course, then the grass turns brown in June because summer drought is normal in California. But even then it’s still pretty, in a more understated way.
Fiona: When and why did you begin writing?
CT: It was right after I turned fifty. Up until then, I’d never been able to write a story I thought was worth keeping. But it just blazed in front of me that if I didn’t start writing now, I’d…
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