Writing

M.I.A.

This blog is more of a reflection of me than I realized, or that you knew. Grab a Starbucks or a Big Gulp or whatever they serve wherever you’re reading this, and I’ll explain. Let’s start with the easy visible part. The blog’s overall look is one of simplicity. Or at...

A (Imagined) Conversation with David Sedaris

Me: I understand you’re interested in writing my biography. First, let me say I’m flattered. David: It’s something I’ve wanted to— Me: Wait. I’m not finished. Again, I’m flattered. But I’m also concerned. Your last book—what was it, Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk ?—wasn’t my...

Funkytown

I checked my email early this morning and read the Daily Post. It asked if you’re good at what you do, and what you’d like to do better. Perfect timing. The last two or three days I’ve written exactly one six-line paragraph for a synopsis I’ve been working on. And the...