Sometimes, you need to go down the wrong alley to figure out where the right alley even is. I'm working on a story that's currently titled "The Five Foot Summer," which is the orca selkie story. The first draft ran...
Things proceed apace. Due to a confluence of things, I have more free time for the moment than I'm used to. I made myself a schedule to keep myself on track, with designated times for job hunting, for Clarion West...
What do we do, in the face of injustice? Some of us go out in the streets, some of us visit our elected representatives. Others do work behind the scenes, doing the hard and unloved work of making it possible...
I am, fundamentally, a creature of habit. I don't find routine boring; on the contrary, I find routine deeply satisfying, and the pleasure of checking off things on my to-do lists is a sharp and lovely one. Without a routine,...
It's Labor Day weekend, and out here that marks the end of the tourist season. Soon this little town will settle back into its sleepy rhythms, the Friday night high school football games and the storms that sweep in...