For Your Consideration

Today’s wired world makes it easier than ever for writers to publish their work online. But the rise of Internet publishing, blogging and ebooks endangers the time-honored tradition of the printed review. Independent journals everywhere are struggling to survive — and so is a platform for launching the careers of emerging writers. But it doesn’tContinue reading “For Your Consideration”

Life is a Question Mark

When I was very young, I wanted to grow up to be a baseball pitcher. I spent a portion of my days throwing things. I imagined I was Greg Maddux on the mound, sizing up my opponent before throwing the perfect sinker. I had a pretty decent throwing arm, but I couldn’t catch to saveContinue reading “Life is a Question Mark”

Love Letter to a Typewriter

When I was 4 years old, I dictated my first book to my mom — a 12-page epic about a bear who went on a road trip — and I have been obsessed with the art of storytelling ever since. Everywhere I went from then on, I would compose little narratives. I collected notebooks andContinue reading “Love Letter to a Typewriter”