Donald Trump Prepares for First Round of: Who Wants to be the President?


photo by Gage Skidmore Going into the final hours of preparation for Monday night’s Double Your Chances round of Who Wants to Be the President?, we were given a sneak peek into Donald Trump’s grueling preparation. Just this morning, the Trump camp learned that there’d be no Celebrity Questions, as they were expecting. If not … Continue reading Donald Trump Prepares for First Round of: Who Wants to be the President?

Theory of the Field Hockey Stick is Revealed


  Can’t they make those field hockey sticks longer? All that hunching. Those poor girls. Who can hunch for that long? My back hurts just watching them. Think of all that lower back pain. And how can they run properly while hunching? They can’t. They try, but maximum speed? Not a chance. And has anyone … Continue reading Theory of the Field Hockey Stick is Revealed

The Best Advice


photo by drburtoni During a recent interview for a book blog, I was asked what was the best piece of advice I had ever been given. The interviewer most likely meant writing advice, but all I could think of was the time a dentist told me it didn’t matter when someone flossed their teeth, just … Continue reading The Best Advice

Watching a Novelist at Work


photo by theilr I was recently asked if I’d consider participating in a program at a local college that aims to pair professionals with Honors students who are pursuing similar careers. The goal is to forge a mentoring relationship. After hearing some of the details of the program, I expressed my interest. It sounded like … Continue reading Watching a Novelist at Work