Category Archives: Writing

Here it is! This Thing We Call Sex: A Radically Sensible Look at Sex in America

If you know me at all, you have already heard about This Thing We Call Sex. If you don’t but are interested in the topics I tend to write about, this will still be good news. The book I have … Continue reading

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Who Will Join Me at the Whidbey Island Writers Conference in October?

My blog post on process and artistic insecurities went up today on the conference page. The conference runs from October 24-26 and I hope to see everyone there. This was the conference where I met Katherine Sears of Booktrope, a … Continue reading

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New Appearance: Whidbey Island Writers Conference

I have been asked to present two workshops at the Whidbey Island Writers Conference on October 24-26, 2014. Check out the schedule here. This year they have assembled a great group of presenters like Renda Dodge of Pink Fish Press, Susan Wingate, … Continue reading

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Author Interview: Jim McNeely

I think art is the only thing that’s spiritual in the world. And I refuse to be forced to believe in other people’s interpretations of God. I don’t think anybody should be. No one person can own the copyright to … Continue reading

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First Anniversary of Sex and Death in the world: Virtual Book Launch Reposted

I am reposting the launch videos in honor of the first anniversary of Sex and Death as a real-live-book-in-the-world-with-pages-and-everything. In honor of this occasion I am going to do it up by hitting the Editor’s Guild Pot Luck. For the rest of … Continue reading

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Taos

Art Galleries. Ski Valley. Wal-Mart. Mountains that change color by the minute. Light that feels artificial–unreal. Sage. Prairie dogs. Beer Bottles on the side of the road. Strands of gift ribbon curl amidst the weeds and dirt and make me … Continue reading

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Morgasms

I pity the poet or novelist in this age of mass media, but my envy is frank and unconcealed for the musician, who is able to affect the audience with such emotional directness, a pre-rational manipulation of the nerves. –Camille … Continue reading

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Author Interview: Jessica Karbowiak—In Praise of the Little Fish

                                             Jessica Karbowiak is an author I know through working with Pink Fish Press. I am happy for the fact that I had no say in publication decisions or the editorial process, nor do I have any financial stake … Continue reading

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Official Sex and Death Book Trailer…Again!!!

I am reposting this in honor of temporary new pricing of Sex and Death in the American Novel. Beginning Friday March 22nd through Wednesday March 27th, you can download the e-book for 99 cents on Amazon. You cannot put a price on Art. The … Continue reading

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At His Feet

I know where beauty sits.Call me pretty; tell me I’m hot. I get an ego boost that lasts about two seconds and then I forget about it. Just like I’ll forget about you. Tell me I am brave, say that … Continue reading

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