Carry it home with you

Less than a week has passed since I returned from the Sonoma County Writers Camp, organized by two amazing writing teachers—Ellen Sussman and Elizabeth Stark—with an appearance by Angie Powers and panels of writers and agents. It was held at an equally mind-blowing location: The Occidental Arts and Ecology Center in Occidental, California. While there,... Continue Reading →

Fruits of our labor

Fruits of the workers' labor I am honoring Labor Day in typical U.S. fashion. By working. Because I am self-employed, I can choose to work on any given day and take off some other day. This often results in my working longer hours than I would if I had a 9 to 5 job. Hard... Continue Reading →

The literary 1%

Regardless of your persuasions as they relate to the larger realm of politics and the social order, you have to admit that there is still something of a literary elite in this country. I’m referring to the lucky people—of which I am nominally one—who can afford to spend many hours a day engaged in non-paying... Continue Reading →

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