Come to my National Novel Writing Month kick-off talk tomorrow, Nov. 1!

Greetings, all New Englanders who live near Westport, Connecticut! This quote from E.L. Doctorow has mantra’d me through many a novel: “It’s like driving a car at night. You never see further than your headlights, but you can make the whole trip that way.” Are any of you out there also long-form writers? Have you … Continue reading Come to my National Novel Writing Month kick-off talk tomorrow, Nov. 1!

Nanowrimo Kick-Off Talk!

Dear readers, writers, fellow humans, I’ll be giving a talk –“The Loneliness of the Long-Distance Writer”– to kick off National Novel-Writing Month on Sunday, November 1, from 2-3 pm at the fabulous Westport Public Library. I’ve been working on this talk for a long time, maybe 25 years or so, which is coincidentally (or not!) … Continue reading Nanowrimo Kick-Off Talk!