Writing this blog this week, I had the thought that I’m really doing an awful lot. Two very different kinds of fiction, plus journalism, plus freelance clients, plus nonprofit work, plus family and home is… more than I suspect a lot of people do.
August has been a busy month. Although the writing itself has proceeded slowly owing to some business travel and related preparatory and decompression time, it’s in motion — and exciting peripheral developments helped to push it along. Read on to […]
Last month’s freelance update served as a little bit of a reintroduction to who I am and what I do. In the future, I’ll talk about the work I’m doing for various clients, as well as reading I’m doing and […]
The idea for this story is fairly straightforward. The local Islamic Center offered a screening of the documentary, “Salam Neighbor,” and I was curious, so I went. Watching the film, I began to wonder: how would my son, then 10, cope with living in a refugee camp?
I’m not much of a superstitious person. I take most everything mystical with a heavy dose of science-based skepticism. (For that matter, I take other things that way, too. I’m not, for example, likely to believe that medication cures all.) […]
When I first started to write again a couple of years ago, it was amazing. It felt like the tap would never turn off. The ideas flowed free and plentiful, and it was bliss. That lasted throughout last year’s layoff, […]