New work up at Brilliant Flash Fiction, and other good news

The best news: I recently signed a contract with Houghton Mifflin Hardcourt and a segment of my New York Times Magazine essay “Running Into Danger on an Alaskan Trail” will be featured in textbooks and reading materials for school-age students. This is so exciting because when I was in school, reading was the only thing that… Read More New work up at Brilliant Flash Fiction, and other good news

Seriously Monday, and Storyknife Alaska Writing Retreat

I couldn’t resist. This is Seriously, the dog we’re co-parenting with another family. She’s part Doberman, part Labrador, totally high-energy and a complete love bomb. A few days ago she rolled in stinky dead stuff. Yesterday she slobbered all over me as we rode in the car. Did I mention that we love her terribly?… Read More Seriously Monday, and Storyknife Alaska Writing Retreat