There’s nothing quite so flattering as when someone is moved to make an artwork based on one’s writing. (As in the case of the mule drawing competition for Republic of Dirt I’m not above bribing people to draw things for me.) Not long ago Avery Creed sent me an illustration from the opening scene of […]
Thanks to Leila Roy and Bookshelves of Doom for asking about some of the inspirations behind The Truth Commission.
Thank you to Julie Bartel for this interview on YALSA’s The Hub. Not only did Julie ask wonderful questions and allow me to talk about myself at length, she says she would read a “hauntingly elegiac volume that is mostly description of landscape” if I wrote one. That makes Julie a brave superhero in my […]
The Truth Commission on Amazon.com! That’s some good company my young book is keeping. I’m powering through (terrible exaggeration) the draft of a new book, but stay tuned for updates about Republic of Dirt and The Truth Commission. We (another exaggeration, this blog’s just me) will be hosting some giveaways and other excitement here soon […]
– the fact that when Rodeo and I were walking in Smithers and Rodeo was chased by a bear, Rodeo was the speedier of the two. -the fact that the bear didn’t seem to realize that I would make a more delicious and sizable snack than Rodeo. I’m not faster than your average bear and […]