Narratives of Transcendent Origin and Power

Narratives of Transcendent Origin and Power

About a million years ago, I received a gift from a fellow writer, a book called Walking on Alligators by Susan Shaughnessy. I wasn’t familiar with Ms. Shaughnessy, but the book is subtitled A Book of Meditations for Writers, and it has a format similar to a lot...
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2018

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2018

Here’s wishing everyone a safe, sane Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. For many of us, today is something of a day of mourning: not only mourning the loss of a great civil rights leader, but also mourning the turn our great nation seems to have taken in the last year...
New Year, New Projects

New Year, New Projects

“A goal is a dream with a deadline.” – Napoleon Hill I had this quote in my head today without actually remembering who said it. So I was a little surprised when I looked it up and found it attributed to Napoleon Hill. After all, I’m more...