Writing and Publishing

Jack London Is Drunk

“I’se so drunk right now.” “Iz this sail-ma-bob thing help me stand?” “Whee I on a tree bench!” “Look at ma bootiful body. Athlete.” “These guys are the BEST. Best guys, youdon’tevenknow.” “Okay, horsie, you hold still, I’sa goin’ ride you. ‘K? […]


White Whale

One often hears of writers that rise and swell with their subject, though it may seem but an ordinary one. How, then, with me, writing of this Leviathan? Unconsciously my chirography expands into placard capitals. Give me a condor’s quill! Give me […]


I Took A Chance

From Margaret Atwood’s interview in The Paris Review: INTERVIEWER Has motherhood made you feel differently about yourself? ATWOOD There was a period in my early career that was determined by the images of women writers I was exposed to—women writers as genius […]