Being a Writer / Dad

Some Thoughts on Garrison Keillor’s Final Show

  I sit in a 24 hour diner as I write this. It’s 2am, and this place is packed to the gullet with pre-drunks, post-drunks, rascally high schoolers, moony couples, and first shift insomniacs—a regular cross-section of America. A few hours…
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In Defense of the MFA: My Story

I have decided to pursue an MFA in creative writing. Lots of people in the writing / publishing world have strong opinions about MFAs. Not all of them favorable. Here’s what I’ve concluded. When I was a kid I wanted…
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How Raising a Toddler is Not Unlike Living in Jurassic Park

There are so many things that I love about being the father of a toddler. Toddlers are wonderful. They are also scary. The “terrible twos” is not just the period when your child learns to throw tantrums and deflate into…
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3 Ways to Make Money Through Blogging

Writing for blogs can be as intimidating or fun as you make it. You can also make a little money at it. Even from home! Here are three ways how: 1) Blog For Businesses This is a lot easier than…
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5 Ways You Can Make Money as a Stay At Home Dad

My website analytics tell me that this is one of the most popular posts I’ve written to date. It’s pretty easy to understand why. The phenomenon of Stay at Home Dads is growing, but men still feel uncomfortable staying home…
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