On the last warm day of 2012, I rented a kayak and paddled out into Lake Union in Seattle. Just … Continue reading The Depths Beneath
I found a shoe off the highway. On a corner where sex workers often wait to turn tricks. The sketchy … Continue reading Found Objects
I’m not sure I understand writer’s block. A student came to me asking how she could overcome her anxiety about … Continue reading Fear of the Unknown
This is for real, people. So there I was, in the public library, and BAM! Like Batman’s fist in a … Continue reading Shakespeare Goes Manga
We all get ahead of ourselves sometimes. And Macbeth most of all, the renowned literary critic Harold Bloom argues in … Continue reading Take a Moment to Reflect, Macbeth
Or so I used to think. But then I realized it was getting out of hand. I thought I was … Continue reading I’m Shy. Deal With It.
The crazy thing about the creative process–well, one of the plethora of crazy things–is that it isn’t linear. In fact, … Continue reading How You Get There