Essayist Michael Paterniti, author of Love and Other Ways of Dying, joins Marrie Stone to discuss writing tragedy, how he finds doors into human emotion, what makes a compelling essay, and creating the narrative voice in nonfiction. In the second … Continue reading
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A lil Q&A I did with Michelle Knowlden, whom I met in Fictionaires many moons ago. She asks me about writing and I tell her my deepest, darkest secrets. (Sorry…not really.) Right here…. Michelle has a blog with interviews with … Continue reading
Erma Bombeck was one of our great American humorists who died in 1996. I’ve been purging the files in my studio and I came across this. I first saw it when my son was teensy weensy and for years it was magnetized … Continue reading
I recently did an Q&A with Orange Coast editor Marty Smith. Read it here.
The following article was published in the Nov./Dec. issue of The ASJA Monthly. Because that issue is no longer accessible to the public on ASJA’s website, I’m pasting it here. Please forgive typos that may have resulted from my shoddy … Continue reading
Greetings! Throughout June, I’m once again holding writers retreats in Palm Springs. If you’d like to receive a flyer (below), email me at email@example.com and I’ll shoot one off to you. There are still a few spots left. It’s great … Continue reading