Just. Watch. Me.
Recently, I had the pleasure of doing a presentation on how I write about music—and how music is so hard to actually put into words. I mean, think about it...without using the title or saying any lyrics or humming any tunes, try and describe a song or a piece of...read more
There are many things that kinda suck about hitting middle age... like, I don’t have as much energy as I used to... my vision gets continually worse...and I routinely “lose” words—sometimes entire trains of thought—from one second to the next. Yeah, it can be...read more
They're on TV and in the papers—giving statements to magazines and joining the twitter storm. Scratch that—they're MAKING the twitter storm. It seems as if every day someone else is standing up and taking back their power and their dignity. Their lives. Which is...read more
Five years is a magical number to a cancer survivor. So much so, that it’s actually a thing—“The five-year survival rate.” As per the American Cancer Society: Survival rates tell you what portion of people with the same type and stage of cancer are still alive a...read more
Joining my “Personal Insights,” “Words & Music” and “Behind the Book” blog segments this month is the catch-all category of “Wildcard.” That is to say, whatever I can scare-up to post on the fourth Tuesday of the month. This time around, a little something for the...read more
As a writer, I’m often amazed at the characters that I’m able to create. Sometimes they’re inspired by real people that I know...and real people that I don’t know. Other times, they’re born out of a question—usually, a “what if?” but occasionally a “what kind of a...read more