Two events happened Wednesday night, one that I largely heard about and one that I witnessed.  The first was the World Series Game 7 loss of the Cleveland Indians to the Chicago Cubs.  The other was a concert at the Palace Theater in Columbus, Ohio. I mention both of these because some strange time convergence … Read more

The Cathedral and the Artist

A statement I often hear when people learn I’ve written a novel (more to come next year 🙂 is, “I could never do anything like that.  It would be too overwhelming to keep track of something that complex.” Another common statement is, “I’d never have the patience or dedication for that type of thing.” Writers … Read more

Fortune Cookie Sayings for Writers

An interesting notion popped into my head the other day: if I was put in charge of creating fortune cookie sayings for writers (hey, it could happen…) what type of sayings or advice would I include?  I’m sure someone, at some writing conference, somewhere, has already tried this but it seems like a fun idea … Read more