Sometimes you have to change your perspective to figure out how to improve your writing.
Lara Prior-Palmer’s “Rough Magic” isn’t so much about a horse race as it is finding out who you are and what drives you as a human being.
This week I read two extremely different books. Both gave me something to think about in terms of privilege and writing. This week I read … Read more
I have a friend, Kim Moynahan, whom I’ve only met in person once way back in 2013. We communicate on email and Slack, we work … Read more
The past few months have been pretty busy. Then suddenly it all stopped, with the exception of one book review for Science. As I wrote … Read more
In her memoir, The Year of Magical Thinking, Joan Didion focuses on how life can change in a single moment. Her husband dies suddenly, while … Read more
I’ve always wanted to write a book (or two, or three). But it always seemed as though there was some alchemy involved, some incantation that … Read more
I’ve just returned from another soggy dog walk. My rain pants and jacket are dripping on the floor, and the baseball cap I wear to … Read more