Listening with My Pen

Angels and liars (and another dark moment for memoirs)

Colleen's Take on 2008

2008: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

A Season for Story

Holiday hangover (Ring out wild bells!)

Mary Christmas

What Makes This Writer Jolly

My attorney has read WAY too many book contracts this year...

The Passion Principle

Stuck like a dope on a thing called hope

Saturday morning video: William Shatner in "It seemed like a good idea at the production meeting..."

The tough get going! (Three things to keep in mind as you forge fearlessly into the New Year)

BtO on the Road

Anne Tyler on psychic space

The Coolest Part of Being a Writer

Saturday cartoon: Dusan Vukotic's uber cool "Surogat"

Exit Redbone: Every Dog Has His Day Part 1

Quote for an Editing Day

One Step at a Time

Phil & Olly's "The Black Hole" (brevity is the soul of wit)

Begging Doctorow's Pardon, But...

The day that would live in infamy lives on in librarian's letter home

Beware of the Doghouse

Marching Forward

How do you measure a year?

Gift Ideas for Your Favorite Writer

Lifestyles of the Creative and Unconventional

Didn't We Just *Have* Christmas?

"Get out!" Garrison Keillor's best advice for writers

The Thankful Writer