About to head out to the Ancient Faith Writing and Podcasting Conference.
Walking to the bus stop after work last night, I saw my first Spring flower and wrote a poem. February Harbinger A yellow crocus cannot lie. After burrowing all winter, (breathing beside bears) she yawns and stretches. She pokes her pert green nose past the crumbling den of Hades’ habitation. She … More February Harbinger
I am proud to report that I finished my Rosemont College Creative Writing MFA graduate coursework in August, with my diploma to be conferred in January 2016. My thesis project is a novel with the working title “The Stolen Child” about faeries in America. I’ve got one more draft to go and then I … More Status Update, October 2015
True but cliché: when a student is ready, the teacher appears. In my own life it means that advice I’m not ready for rolls off me unnoticed, but wisdom I am seeking—consciously or unconsciously—resonates. In this spirit, I am sharing two articles about writing recently published in The Chronicle of Higher Education. To borrow a … More Write Advice at the Right Time