BOCARDO, Claire. American, b. 1939. Genres: Novels, Novellas/Short stories. Career: Plano Morning Press, Plano, TX, writer and editor, 197677; Rockwell International, editor of technical documentation, 1978-83; freelance writer, 1984-89; real-estate editor and business writer for three suburban newspapers, 1990; full-time fiction writer. Publications: NOVELS: Maybe Later, Love, 1992; Sweet Nothings, 1993; Lovers and Friends, 1995. Contributor to anthologies. Address: 1498 Blanton Hill Rd, Whitewright, TX 75491, U.S.A.