Writing

Why I’m Running the LA Marathon (Again)

This will be my fourth time to run a half or full marathon to raise money for clean water projects in Africa. The distance doesn’t intimidate me as much as it once did. I won’t be breaking any personal records…
Read more

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…
Read more

A Dispatch to the Future: Horses, Robots, & The End of the World

Beside Myself

What I am writing in this post has already become irrelevant. Writers have an uneasy relationship with time. They often aren’t appreciated until they cross their arms and lay down in a coffin. Writing, by its very nature, is communication with…
Read more

How to Handle a Bad Review: Pt. 2 (When You Don’t Know Who’s Right)

Last week I wrote about how to respond when someone gives your writing a bad review for reasons that have nothing to do with the quality of your work. Basically, once you recognize that your reviewer has personal issues with…
Read more

8 Things You Might Not Know About the Berlin Wall

I’m researching Berlin in the 1980’s for an upcoming writing project. Many people who grew up after the collapse of the USSR (like myself) are only vaguely aware of the historical context surrounding the Berlin Wall. So, I’ve put together…
Read more

11 Basic Tips for Writing a Press Release

Writing a press release can be intimidating. Google is choked with suggestions on PR templates, formats, press release services, and distribution companies. How are you supposed to know what to do? Someone recently asked me for press release suggestions to…
Read more

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox

Join other followers:

%d bloggers like this: