Catching up!

St. James Cemetary

I’ve spent a good part of the last two months traveling and attending writing-related conferences and conventions.  In truth, it began back in mid-August when I attended the Cape Cod Writers Conference and met Devon Ellington and Faith Dincolo.  Devon taught our year-long, novel-writing intensive, and Faith was a fellow student as well as, apparently, […]

A Weekend of Writing Renewal

I am hunched over my laptop in a Portland hotel room, squinting through an exhausted blur, trying to write something coherent about the last three days. Writing is largely a solitary activity, though I rarely feel alone as I breathe life and form into my characters. Still, human beings are essentially social creatures and it’s […]