I've usually sworn to stay away from the tyranny of the new year's resolution. This time I've been doing a lot of looking back and looking ahead over. Here's a reflection on how that turned out.
There seems little to celebrate these days, and far too few ways to do so even if you have the inclination. Besides, the only kinds of parties you can have are those that happen outdoors, at a distance, or on a video conferencing app. So I thought it might be time for a blog party.
ac·count·a·bil·i·ty: an obligation or willingness to accept responsibility or to account for one's actions Over the past five (!) months, since I have been staying home more than going out, I have developed a new appreciation for a sometimes-overlooked writing tool: accountability. The first step in achieving any goal is articulating it to yourself. The... Continue Reading →
Above is one of my favorite indie bookstores, Kepler's in Menlo Park, CA. It also happens to be the location of many fantastic literary events through its nonprofit arm and where I read at Story is the Thing last October. Last year was the first I learned that the last Saturday in April is Independent... Continue Reading →