Tag: real life
Changing careers and sticking with the novel writing.
alone with the stars in the sky
While I have been neglectful of updating my site or submitting my fiction to magazines, it’s been a long damn year: I broke my ankle in three places last June, in an attempt to learn how to ice skate. I was still recovering well into December of last year. I totaled my car in a…
Yuzuru Hanyu is considered, by some, one of the greatest figure skaters to have ever lived. If you watch his exhibition skate at this year’s Grand Prix Final, you might begin to understand why. This is not even close to his best performance! But he consistently goes about smashing records, and, has gone on to…
Because of What We Know
The most recent TV show I’ve gotten into is called The Librarians. It’s a fantasy show, about a team of rag-tag folk who find themselves thrust into the position of “librarian”, which means defending the world from magic gone awry and going on adventures all over the world (and basically having the best job ever). Librarians are not…
where I could not go wrong
I’m in love with Bob Dylan. Or, more precisely, his work. A week and a half ago I learned about Dylan winning the Nobel Prize in literature. I thought that was a fascinating choice, all things considered. I was not, by any stretch, a Bob Dylan fan. I asked my Introduction to Literature students what…
What happens when you can’t find that thing while packing.
And I believe in reinvention
I was all set to write a post about the last few weeks of working on the rewrite of my novel. The post was going to be informative and about . . . something. Instead I bought a new flash drive. In the process of transferring files to this new flash drive — which was…