I’ve been, for months, slowly working my way through Muriel Ruckeyser’s The Life of Poetry. It’s been slow going for a… Read more The Life of Poetry & The Resistance
I have started so many blog posts of late that have just seemed too ranty or too complicated – like… Read more Badass You and Magical Thinking
If you’re arriving early for Bouchercon this year, there will be a Noir at the Bar speed-reading event in the… Read more Noir at the Bar — Afternoon Delight (Bouchercon 2016)
I know, some of you want to tell me it’s awful or that you grew up with books about pirates… Read more Representation Matters: Ghostbusters Edition
A lot of writers blog about writing. Often. I have no idea how they find that many things to say,… Read more Writing…and junk
The new Protectors anthology (benefiting PROTECT) is out today.
Am I good enough? Will I ever be? Should I quit now? What if no one ever reads my writing?… Read more Am I good enough yet? Does it matter?
Last week I went to a book signing up in Delray on the suggestion of a friend. Based on the… Read more Book Covers: friend or foe
So, our most recent roadtrip took us from Las Vegas out to Long Beach. The shortest distance between two points… Read more Camp Cooking Part 3: Valley Girl (the butane cookstove edition)
Candle fans, I’m test-marketing a batch of my soy candles in travel tins during Bouchercon. If I keep them, they’ll… Read more Candle Tins!