Some Beautiful Words on 9/11

I saw a quote that moved my soul, so I made a shareable graphic. May you and I be part of the 10,000 kindnesses.  

Happy Birthday, David Bowie!

He was my one of my idols and influenced the world for the better. I very much miss him. We even have matching eyes!

The Millennium Biltmore Hotel

It’s one of the coolest hotels I’ve ever had the chance to stay in. When I did my reading of Little Dead Red in LA for Shades and Shadows, I spent the night at the Biltmore. Astounding. The first picture I took was of this stunning ceiling. It looks like candy. Look at this tea service! It’s so beautiful and far … Read More

In Which I Meet Aimee Bender and Swoon

  Aimee Bender is one of my favorite authors. I first heard of her when somebody read my short story “Flat, Flat World” and said, “You read Aimee Bender, right?” I was introduced to this brilliant, wise world rife with magical realism and some of the most beautiful prose I’ve ever read. Phrases fairly drip from her words like the … Read More

Inspiration: Let’s Follow The Cops Back Home

I was driving and this song came on. And suddenly, I kid you not, I literally felt my eyes widen. The lyrics. The words. I had a very clear image of two broken, weary people standing on a dirt road. I am inspired. This feels too big to be a short story, but I’m smack dab in the middle of … Read More