Becoming a Trilogy

Becoming a Trilogy

Recently I have made two major changes of plan. First, I decided to reorganize the manuscript radically from its structure in draft 3. It is becoming a trilogy. Second, my “working title” stopped working, and could not be fixed. The first change came about...
I am reading at LitCrawl Seattle October 19, 2017

I am reading at LitCrawl Seattle October 19, 2017

LitCrawl Seattle is a big deal. You can come out for the evening, walk from pub to lounge to gallery on Capitol Hill and First Hill, and catch the most admired Seattle writers reading from their work, and many not yet well known who will blow you away. Thrilled is not...
I Am Emerging

I Am Emerging

A friend of mine told me about a program that teaches writers how to be more professional and financially successful. Artists Trust Literary EDGE is for emerging and mid-career writers. I applied; I was quite prepared not to get in. After all, they must be thinking...
What’s happening on this blog

What’s happening on this blog

“New Dresses” is a short story about the Diaz family, Jaime, Olivia, Florie and Carmen. They work a truck farm in Montana and figure prominently in Worst Case, 2020. I plan to write a bunch of short stories in which I give you an insider knowledge of...
New Dresses

New Dresses

Olivia woke early on Christmas morning feeling almost excited enough to leap out of bed. She was sure that Florie and Carmen would like their new dresses this year, even though her offerings had not been a hit last year. This year, she was sure, the darling prints and...