Category Archives: Miscellaneous

Podcasts for writers

So I’ve been listening to podcasts. Would you like to know which ones? The Bestseller Experiment is a completely insane attempt by two Brits (one living in Canada) to write and market a best-selling novel in 52 weeks. It’s worth … Continue reading

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Solstice gratitude

I keep saying it, and I also keep hearing it: 2016 sucked. We had a bitterly fought, divisive presidential election here in the US. People keep shooting each other, and even bombed hospitals in war zones. When things get ugly … Continue reading

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Living in a state of dismay in NC

When the Supreme Court came down on the side of marriage equality last summer, I would never have predicted that in my own state of North Carolina, the legislature would call an emergency session to restrict LGBT rights. (For more … Continue reading

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Thank you, David Bowie

I came late to the David Bowie fan club. Like most kids growing up in the ’80s, my first introduction to Bowie was from the local rock radio station. Singles like “The Man Who Sold the World,” “Rebel Rebel,” “Space … Continue reading

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Why I’m moving to Iceland

In Sunday’s New York Times Travel section, I stumbled across a wonderful article about literary Iceland. In short, Iceland sounds like a writer’s paradise. Consider the following: One in 10 Icelanders will publish at least one book. Iceland has more … Continue reading

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