You’ve gotta write like there’s no such thing as a broken heart

Yesterday, I taught a writing class. We flipped through dogeared pages of Bird by Bird together on a screened-in back porch that overlooked a wooded lot with trees changing colors on me. We waited for the french press to brew our … Continue reading

If time could talk

On tonight’s agenda: family dinner. My brother’s long-time girlfriend will pick up pizzas from Anthony’s, one large brushchetta and one large pepperoni. He texted in the group family chat, Does this work for everyone?, as if the guy at Anthony’s … Continue reading

Should I really publish my book?

Welcome to my little writing home, Scott Cyre! I hope you’ll enjoy this insightful guest post from my talented friend. Scott and I go way back… to 2014 when we met in a small creative writing class that felt like a boot … Continue reading