I never knew Les Plesko personally, but I do know that some of the very best students I’ve had at UCLA Extension Writers’ Program came from his fiction writing workshops. So I’m especially grateful for his life today—following his extraordinary memorial service—and am sending Les and his many loves so
From the September issue of Trail Runner, my story on running this year’s Transvulcania Ultramarathon in Spain’s Canary Islands. Good memories with Orlando Herrera Ramirez, Gina Lucrezi, Chris Hunter, Sage Canaday, Forest Bethell, Luke Nelson, Dave James Tsakanikas and others. And big thanks to Stephen Hertzfeld for some mighty fine
I remember a seminal moment when I worked as a photographer for the McGill Daily and Arnold was a writer. Arnold ran for city council–and he won! The moment he showed up in the McGill Daily newsroom after his win, we all hooted wildly and had looks of incredulity on
All friends, please note that my new book, Sir I Can Explain is now available for a short time on Kindle for free. Go get it. This is a spine-tingling thriller about human trafficking. A rare opportunity at a price that simply can’t be beat. Get it now.
If anyone’s reading this, we’re soooo close to the goal! Please take a look and see if you could throw a few dollars my way or even just help boost the signal. I’d really appreciate it. Diversity in literature is so important, and I really want to be able to
Curse you DC Comics Relaunch! Quit announcing cool ideas by great creators. Scott Snyder writing Swamp Thing. Gail and Ethan writing Firestorm. Jeff Lemire on Animal Man. Peter Milligan writing a supernatural Justice League. Scott Lobdell relaunching Teen Titans. If they give Kelly Sue DeConnick a monthly book, I’m going
All this mobile technology at my fingertips, and I still end up writing down stuff rough drafts in long hand. Last night, I actually moved away from my trusty laptop to sit down on the couch with a notebook. I’ve got a lot of typing and editing to do tonight.
In honor of MS awareness week, March 7th-13th, 2011, I am asking if everyone could please put this as your status for one hour if you or someone you Love has Multiple Sclerosis (MS). My prayer is that in 2011 a cure will be found. Will you post it? Just