The opening lines of novels or chapters within a novel can be fairly simple or massively complex, like a beautiful door opening to a wonderfully decorated house. The writers,… Read more “The Magnificent Door”
As I sat in the audience among hundreds of people waiting to see their significant other walk across the stage, it was very difficult not to pull hard on… Read more “. . . And Life Holds a Steady Rhythm”
Our faith in possibility may be glorious, but it’s easy to forget that one possibility is always failure. –Sarah Churchwell Turning the last page of this book… Read more “A Good Read and Lesson in Writing”
Isn’t it funny when our writing is critiqued that we secretly cringe on the inside . . . even when we ask for someone’s opinion? Writing is… Read more “Hating Good Writers”
As an educator for many years, I have had the privilege to work with some of the best men and women, dedicated people who genuinely want to… Read more “Education: Paint It Gray and Throw Money at the Problem”
Writers are a little below clowns and a little above trained seals.