Novelist, Heal Thyself (Why Everyone Should Write)

So, I’m putting together a newsletter. That is, a paper newsletter, to send to friends, family, fans, and readers–Sorry, I couldn’t think of a synonym for readers that began with F–since I now have a solid list of people who would (probably) like to hear from me occasionally. The idea is to include a short-short […]

Top 10 Reasons (Not?) to Be a Writer

Alan Baxter posted this list last week, and it’s still making the rounds. “And before anyone accuses me,” Alan writes, “of being all jaded and defeatist, I prefer to look at it as arming myself with the truth in order to beat that f***er down and prove every point on this list wrong.” He’s talking […]