I’m spilling guts (mostly my own) over at Neil de le Flor’s Almost Dorothy blog: Dorothy Gale is the fictional representation of my inner person. She is a frumpy Midwesterner who wears drapes. (This is essentially how people sum me up after meeting me. Charles’s words, not mine.) (Yes, Charles Jensen is a drape. Yes,…
You don’t have to be 40 years old to be a nonprofit executive director.
On my radio show yesterday, we had an incredible discussion about leadership with four nonprofit executive directors under 40 (see their full bios here): Trista Harris, Headwaters Foundation for JusticeJohn Mark Eberhardt, The Steward’s StaffBridget Clark Whitney, Kids Food BasketLaura Zabel, Springboard for the Arts In a special 90 minute episode, my guest shared insights…
Brian Teare Talks
Also, I’ve got an interview up with Brian Teare up at The Writer’s Center’s blog First Person Plural! The other day, Sandra Beasley interviewed Paula Bohince. Brian is reading with Paula at Fall for the Book today, and Deb Ager and I are reading together there also. After that, I think we’re all stalking Reb…
It means "The Smallest American Reference"
Nanopedia has grown out of a writing prompt I gave myself a few years ago. For a long time, those pieces were all individual prose poems, but I began to see that they had similar concerns, themes, and images. “The moon watches you through her veil of thin clouds” and “He brings the night into…
Documentary of Embarrassment
My dad recently sent in all our old VHS and film home movies to a company that digitized them for use on DVD and the web. I had to walk him through how to create the DVDs last night, since he (nor I) have any patience for how-to videos and such (they move too slowly!).…
Why Do I Write?
Beats me. But Dustin Brookshire might know.