Sunday, December 11th, 2016

Let me take a moment to get a little personal about the coming year. I’m not sure where 2016 is going to take me or what opportunities are coming my way yet, but it will involve me writing full-time for the first time. It’s an exciting, and scary, jump off the cliff for me after […]

“Now look, I once stood exposed to the Dragon’s Breath so that a man could lie one night with a woman. It took me nine moons to recover.” – Merlin, Excalibur Not quite that bad, but three columns in 24 hours wiped me out. Print this entry

Found this on a writers’ ad website: Profile ID: 1083441 matches…Title: Phone Interview On Solar PanelsProject ID: 480107 Category: Writing / Editing / TranslationDescription:Hello, I’m looking for a professional that will allow me to conduct a one hour phone interview on installing solar panels. Strong knowledge of the subject is a requirement. I want someone […]

I can’t imagine there are many writers that would send a note like this to the copy editors, let alone do it publicly (warning: language). You know that pitch perfect phrasing in that sentence guaranteed to win you a Pulitzer? After that wonderful tirade you threw the last time I edited your copy, let’s see […]

Jonah Goldberg says his long-awaited book is finally done. Well, it’s at the publishers. I forget where I saw or heard it, but Fred Barnes was once quoted as saying about an article he did for The New Republic, “It has the quality of doneness.” I sometimes have that same feeling around here. Update! This […]

Jonah Goldberg says his long-awaited book is finally done. Well, it’s at the publishers. I forget where I saw or heard it, but Fred Barnes was once quoted as saying about an article he did for The New Republic, “It has the quality of doneness.” I sometimes have that same feeling around here. Update! This […]