Why, Mr. Johnson, of course! I am very excited to share that my Siberian Husky, Robert Johnson, will be appearing in artist Sue Clancy's upcoming book Professional Dogs. Sue is one of my very favorite bloggers. I love her artwork, her creative process, and her generosity of spirit, which comes through in everything she does. … Continue reading Who Is That Distinguished Dog?
Call & Response: “The Deepest Sense”
Once a month since January, my husband and I have been making the trip four hours north to Sheldon Springs, Vermont for me to take inspiration photographs for the novel I'm working on. I was pleased with how this latest set turned out, and I filed them away, not thinking too much more about them. … Continue reading Call & Response: “The Deepest Sense”
“GI Jive,” “Mairzy Doats” & #Tanka, too!
I recently had a conversation with a fellow writer about the conventional wisdom of needing to have a blog following to "build author platform." (I will always put that phrase in quotation marks. When I'm speaking, I use air quotes.) I advised him that it takes a big time commitment to read and comment on … Continue reading “GI Jive,” “Mairzy Doats” & #Tanka, too!
Shortnin’ Bread Meander
Today's blog post began back in May, with a comment I made in response to Robbie Cheadle's recipe for corn bread on her blog, "Robbie's Inspiration": #Flashfiction - Extra Nutrition. I commented that my favorite corn bread is made in a cast-iron skillet, and she suggested that I share it. Naturally, I agreed. However, I … Continue reading Shortnin’ Bread Meander