Back story: I’ve been coming to Belize from time to time for 30 years. In 1989, there was no electric power cable under the sea from the mainland to this island. Electricity was supplied by a humongous generator in town that hummed like a sleeping giant. It shook itself awake periodically, knocking out the power, […]
Posts with the writing tag
Write from Passion. Write from Pain.
When I began writing my memoir, it was a bonfire burning brightly, my fingertips hot on a keyboard that had never revealed my thoughts or memories. To anyone. I looked down upon my small-child-self from a bird’s eye view, flying low, watching the small child whose introversion was created by responsibilities and fear. The small […]
American Writers Museum
Today is opening day at The American Writers Museum in Chicago IL. Actually I didn’t even know that it was being assembled until page A13 in this morning’s Wall Street Journal. According to the review by Edward Rothstein (Critic At Large), the AWM has been created at a “sensible” cost of under $10 million: its […]
Writer 2.0 Podcast
When is listening to a writer podcast as important as sitting down to write? When it’s A. C. Fuller’s Writer 2.0, a podcast dedicated to writing, publishing and the space between. I met A. C. Fuller at the 2015 Pacific Northwest Writers Association conference by attending his presentation on editing, and later, at his book […]