Novel Gazing

Writing today is like putting together a jigsaw puzzle when all the pieces are white. And let me tell you, they are not pre-sorted as

Swinging For The Fences

MAYBE because I read everything sports columnist Jason Gay writes, or maybe it’s seeing Cam Newton back in a Panther’s jersey, but for whatever reason,

One Writer’s Sunday

Because my friend Kelsi Bova wondered what writers like me do all day, I thought it might be fun to show, rather than tell. Here’s what last

Dreaming of Small Spaces

While growing up, my sister and I watched endless reruns of Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie, and That Girl and then took turns pretending to

Regrets and Kindness

Regrets and kindness, what can they possibly have in common? Best-selling author George Saunders, for one. Saunders, speaking in Charlotte last week, said one of

Lost In The Jungle

After finishing FALL, I workshopped it; gave it to impartial, published writers for further critique; amended accordingly; then set out on my quest for representation.