Ah, 2020. After the roller coaster ride that was 2019 (for me, anyway), I had such high hopes. My first blog for the year reflects the way I felt: like I was finally finding my stride and my voice. I’d […]
I don’t have to reiterate what an unending slog of a year 2020 has been, or why. Possibly the worst part: knowing everyone around you, the people you’d typically turn to for help, have it so much worse than you […]
In the past I’ve crowded the plate, overrelying on the strike zone to deliver just the right hit. But that’s a good way to miss the zone entirely — or get hit by a pitch.
A couple of weeks ago a longtime friend asked me to join her class of 19- and 20-year-old college students to talk about writing as a career. I joined virtually, via Skype, and had a good (if somewhat short) conversation. […]
In the time of chimpanzees I was a… okay, never mind. Although, 1993, the year Beck’s “Loser” came out, may as well feel like prehistory. That year, I was graduating from high school with a raft of scholarships, including a […]
It’s been awhile since I blogged here; now that I think about it, since around the time I first discovered the “NuWho” Doctor Who reboot on Netflix. Thankfully, however, correlation does not imply causation, and Doctor Who was really part […]