It only takes one yes. After giving up my childhood dream of being an archaelogist, I turned my attention to writing – specifically writing for magazines. Here’s what happened: I went to my first writer’s conference in Phoenix, Arizona where the editor of Arizona Highways told a story about assigning articles to three freelancers. But, as it turned out,… Read more →
If you’ve read my blog posts: Anatomy of an Article, Parts 1 and 2, you’ll know I’m a great one for note-taking. Take a minute and read those two posts, then come back and read this . I recently traveled to Aztec Ruins in northern New Mexico, which was once occupied by what we called Anasazi; today… Read more →
Canada Day is July 1, Independence Day July 4, and Bastille Day July 14. Canada Day celebrates the merging of three colonies into a country, July 4 the 1776 signing of the Declaration of Independence, and July 14 the beginning of the French Revolution. Do you think that July has a little something special in… Read more →
December 1: Does What You Write Matter?
December 4: Hey! Is Anybody There?
December 8: Beat Blogger's Blues
December 11: Escape the Puppy Mill
December 15: Create-a-Gig
December 18: Hold Their Feet to the Fire
December 27: No plan? No way.