Coffee with Barb & Lisa Burton—Spokesmodel Robot from CS Boyack’s tales

Lisa Burton visits with Barb Taub today, and scores some pumpkin goodies along the way.

Barb Taub

This is a safe place…

coffee with Barb

Welcome to our morning-after-Halloween coffee. I know. You were up all night sneaking the Chocolate Peanut Butter Pumpkins out of your kid’s candy bags and you deeply regret mixing them with the pumpkin spice vodka.

Don’t worry. Nobody here is wearing so much as a mask. Our coffee is pure and unflavored. Even the cream is just the way it came out of the cow. You’re in a safe place.

But it hasn’t been easy setting things up for today. I’ve been living in the UK for years now, so I had no idea that an insidious drug cult has taken over America. My first clue was when the plane landed in Atlanta. A group of young women screamed as they entered the terminal. No, really. Screamed. “PUMPKIN SPICE LATTES!” When my next flight landed in DC, several passengers menaced a Dunkin’ Donuts employee who was attempting to close down for…

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6 responses to “Coffee with Barb & Lisa Burton—Spokesmodel Robot from CS Boyack’s tales

  1. I love how you come up with the concept first and THEN the characters who will best tell the story, including gender. I’m not sure if I do that or not. It seems to all come at the same time, but it reminds me to take a step back and make sure I’ve chosen the best characters to tell the story.

    “Craig wants everyone to know that authors are not their characters.”—Yes. I touch on this very thing in my next post.

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  2. Ali Isaac

    Cool! Barb is hilarious! Just popping over to read it now…

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  3. Lisa is welcome to every pumpkin spice item she can find. Sadly, my guests must have eaten all of the petit fours though. (That’s my story and I’m sticking to it…)

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