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!

400 Words

At 20, I got on a plane and flew from Vermont to Taipei. I had the name of a cheap hotel and I took a cab there from the airport. Neon lit the night city with its weird and garish light. Wooden shacks leaned against concrete buildings; people squatted on the narrow streets, eating spears … Continue reading 400 Words