Category: Journal


Flesh-eating warts

Do not. I repeat do not google image search the title. I warned you. … You didn’t listen. How do you write 210,000 words in 100 days? Especially if you’ve never written fiction before. There is not much to it. No magic. You open up your calendar. You mark the…


In praise of #4, and #14

Watching the Rio Olympics with my daughter: “Dad, what did our champion do last night in the Olympics?” “She came eleventh.” “Eleventh? Pffff! Disaster.” “Well, she ranked ahead of 3.5 billion other women, and I am certain that she is better than 3.5 billion men -give or take a dozen-…