Yeah, That’s Not How You Do Literary Citizenship

“I’m a professional writer of forty years! Can any of you stand up and say the same?” The microphone hijacker is drunk. His shouts crash out of the speakers and drown the awkward silence. A group of (really quite talented) writers in their twenties had gathered at the bar to read poetry and prose, toContinue reading “Yeah, That’s Not How You Do Literary Citizenship”

A Writer’s Thanksgiving

I’m thankful for Pilot G2 pens and notebooks of all kinds. I’m thankful for the advent of the word processor that led to my MacBook and Scrivener. I’ve heard enough stories from my mother of what it was like to type papers up when she was in college. I can’t imagine doing a novel thatContinue reading “A Writer’s Thanksgiving”