R.I.P. Daddy

My dad died last month. Daddy had this thing he said. “Hurry every chance you get.” I’d forget my coat on the way to the car on a chilly, Alaskan morning and have to run upstairs to get it. Glancing at his watch, he’d call after me, “Hurry every chance you get.” But it wasn’t … Continue reading R.I.P. Daddy

One Sentence Reviews: My 4th Quarter 2019 Reads

If you want to be a writer, you have to be a reader. Here are the fiction and nonfiction books I read during the last three months of 2019 with my corresponding stabs at coherent, one-sentence reviews. (As always, I’ll try not to cheat and string a bunch of sentences together with and!) 22 reads, … Continue reading One Sentence Reviews: My 4th Quarter 2019 Reads

December To-Do's for Writers

What can writers do in that awkward, unbalanced writing time between mid December and the New Year? I’ve got 22 fun ideas! Update your email signature to link to your website.Read a book totally outside your genre.Stay up way past your bedtime and observe the winter (for those in the northern hemisphere) starry sky. Often … Continue reading December To-Do's for Writers