The Book

The beginnings of my 2012 NYT best-mentioner, “Invation of the Booty Snatchers”

Let Me Tell You About A Story

There’s two kinds of writers, I am told. There’s folks who’ll make up some characters, make up a situation, and...

Now THAT'S RED.

On Cussing

All the words in our language are colors. You’ve got the blues, greens, yellows, oranges, grays, and everything in between....

A Lesson in Re-writes and Revisions.

Here’s the thing. When you write a thing, anything, and then you want to go back and make changes —...

Do I deliver, or DO I DELIVER?

Welp. I’m almost on schedule with my commitment to write 500 words a day. If you count rewrites and edits,...

I’m writing a book. The music will wait.

First let me be perfectly clear. I’m sure I’m going deaf, if I’m not already. I played a show on...