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A Goodbye to the Literary Life

Friend and fellow author, Sonny Brewer, called last week to say he’d join me the first of November in Baton Rouge for the Louisiana Book Festival. But it would be his last book event. His goodbye to the literary life. … Continue reading

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In the Beginning

Every time I begin a new piece, I forget how to write. To remember the process, I read work I’ve put away or published to find my way back into a world of words, sentences, paragraphs, stories. It’s never easy … Continue reading

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Breaking Bad for Writers

The sky’s been spitting rain for long stretches this winter. I no longer walk my dog—we run. I don’t want to be outside any longer than necessary, so I’ve been watching too much TV. Or have I? In “Commodity Publishing, … Continue reading

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Malone’s Mad Love

My first reader is a poet, playwright, fiction writer, editor, teacher, and friend. His latest collection of poems is called Seasons In Love. We met online after he left a comment on a guest blog post of mine for Writer’s … Continue reading

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