A couple of weeks ago, the “Written Dreams” anthology, which raises money for the Golden Crown Literary Society’s Writing Academy, was published. I’m going to use this week’s blog post to upload a video and talk a bit about my experiences as a student in the first Writing Academy class.
Writing Lessons from Gary Larson
Over the weekend, I stumbled over a Twitter thread where people shared some of their favorite panels from Gary Larson’s The Far Side. One panel, titled “Early Experiments in Transportation,” sent me into an absolute fit of laughing. I showed it to Jen, and she laughed just as long and hard. I found myself studying... Continue Reading →
An Embarrassment of Riches
I know doom and gloom fill news reports on current events. We have a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, narcissist squatting in the Oval Office like a fly-bloated toad, sliming every surface with his amphibian ooze and poisoning the atmosphere with his expulsions. He’s alienating us from allies, playing dangerous games of chicken with other narcissistic fools... Continue Reading →
New Publication – The Death of Me
Today's post will be a bit of self-promotion, but for a good cause. I was a student in the Golden Crown Literary Society's first-ever Writing Academy class in 2014-15. I learned a tremendous amount in the program, and I know it made me a better writer. This year, the GCLS and Brisk Press asked past... Continue Reading →