September, to me, is the true beginning of the year for writers. Summer is over, you’re back from vacation, kids are back at school, and you’re ready to focus on your work again. I’ve been teaching Jumpstart Your Writing at … Continue reading
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On Tuesday, July 14, at Scape Gallery in Corona del Mar, the Pen on Fire Speaker Series resumes, featuring novelists Seth Greenland and Diana Wagman who will discuss their new novels and talk about the art and business of writing. … Continue reading
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
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.