What Are We Waiting for

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo, that crazy venture in which you write 50,000 words of a consecutive narrative thread in 30 days). The NaNoWriMo motto is The world needs your novel.I don’t know whether the world needs my novel, but I do know that every November for the last 5 years, I considered participating in NaNoWriMo but […]

Reading Aloud

Tomorrow afternoon I’ll be reading from a yet-to-be-published novel at the CCS Penny Reading at the Blue Agave in Santa Barbara. There will be writers representing the current student body (not me) and alumni (me). The event begins at 4. I can’t decide which chapter to read, but I’m thinking about the last: On the […]