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My First Book Reading

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Had my first reading last week. It took place in a small room in a small bookstore with a small crowd (can you call 10 a crowd?). I loved it. I used to tell students that you never know what you have written until a reader tells you. So authors live for reviews and comments. […]

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The Moon over Santa Fe

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The moon over Santa Fe—I consider it a retirement perk. Not that I didn’t visit my favorite New Mexico city pre-retirement. I just didn’t go as often, didn’t go on weekdays when crowds were smaller, and I’m pretty sure I didn’t spend as much time noticing full moons rising above the plaza Christmas lights. Maybe […]

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A Not-So-Timely Update

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OK, so I’ve been neglecting this blog. Why? Well, would you believe writing teachers get writers’ block the same as our students do? Oh, I have excuses, but—truth be told—they’re the same “dog-ate-my-homework” variety I used to get in my classes. Truth is I haven’t come up with any cool ideas—so in lieu of a […]