I Vacuum, Therefore I Am:
Magic was in the air in a crowded coffeehouse 18 years ago when I first heard poet Margo LaGatutta read. Her poem, “I Vacuum, Therefore I Am,” gave me goose bumps. It was an … Continue reading >>
I was shocked to read that Indiana schools will no longer teach cursive handwriting, stating that teaching and practice take up precious time when students could be learning something else. The death … Continue reading >>
Even if you exercise regularly, but sit for most of the rest of your day, you’re still at risk for higher cholesterol levels and heart disease, according to studies reported on NPR. This doesn't bode … Continue reading >>
Thrillers or mysteries typically don't interest me, and I admit I was initially squeamish about reading this novel, especially with the ominous title, The Four Stages of Cruelty. Debut author Keith … Continue reading >>
Through a tweet or post somewhere, I stumbled on The Marshall Plan for Novel Writing, by agent and author, Evan Marshall: “By following this 16-step program, any writer can fulfill the dream of … Continue reading >>
If you like dark stories with flawed narrators who go to frightening extremes, Bad Marie, by Marcy Dermansky is for you. As a writer, I learned much from studying the main character, Marie.
After … Continue reading >>