Today’s the anniversary of the day I hit the lottery. A whole lot of years ago, I married the woman who remains my best friend to this day. I still can’t believe how lucky I got. Since this website is focused on writing and the creative life, let me connect the dots. If you’re pursuing […]
Some people seem to have been born in front of a camera. In every photograph, they look flawless. Perfect smiles. Hair never out of place. An illustrated dictionary would include a shot of them under the entry for photogenic. Not me. If I adopt a serious pose, I look like a serial killer. And unless I’m flat out […]
There are some stories you just shouldn’t print out at work. But, hey, sometimes it’s just too convenient. You’ve gotten a rejection and you don’t want that sad puppy staring you in the face. You want to print it out and drop it by the post office on the way home. At my day job, […]
If we’re smart, we want to be like P.D. James and Frederick Pohl, writing productively into our late eighties or nineties.