On Language


I'm between books at the moment, and haven't yet figured out what the next one is going to be about. Not that I'm lacking for ideas. Like most writers, I'm sure, I have a swirl

The Winter Sea


Being a writer changes you as a reader. It’s not as easy as it once was to suspend disbelief and let a story take you away when you’re aware of the writer at work, crafting

The Writing Sweater


It’s a cold, wet, dreary, gray day here on the Wet Coast. (And no, for those of you Elsewhere, that’s not a typo, but an apt description.) It’s been just about dark all day, and