I’m fortunate enough to be teaching an Introduction to Creative Writing class this semester. Last Thursday was the first day of class. I encouraged my students to pay attention to the people around them: how they spoke, acted, seemed to think, as that will help them write characters. But that led me down a bitContinue reading “Intuition and Creativity”
I’m proud to have represented Marty’s latest novel, A Fractured Conjuring, so that we can all finally see his brilliant work given a little bit of the recognition and support it deserves. I took on the role of literary agent just for this novel — just to see my friend finally published with a decentContinue reading “A Fractured Conjuring: Now Available”
I’m going to write an overview, not a review, of Neil Gaiman’s Trigger Warning. I don’t particularly feel like evaluating it yet, for one thing, and I think a description will be enough anyhow. What I will provide is maybe a brief description of the content followed by a quotation from each section. That should be enough toContinue reading “Neil Gaiman’s Trigger Warning: An Overview”
The Michigan Authors Syndicate has just published Bald Eagle Stew, an edited anthology of fiction and poetry that includes my most recent short story. Many thanks to my editors Sherry Truffin, Martin Reaves, and Diana Edelman-Young for their helpful feedback and to Malcolm Magee and the Michigan Authors Syndicate for soliciting a submission from me.
Every so often, you’ll read a short story and come across a line that hits you just right. Here’s my latest: “I’ll buy you any two pencils you want if we can leave right now.” Ha… It’s from the short story “Home on the Rain” by Jonathan Carroll, which you can read in his latest collection,Continue reading “The Woman Who Married a Cloud”