It’s rare to find anyone interested in talking about my feet. I keep bringing the subject up when I’m teaching, during dull moments in Continue reading
The picture above features the new hole in our dining room ceiling. It’s the second time in 12 months we’ve had to deal with a major plumbing leak.
When it rains, it pours. Continue reading
A couple of Fridays ago, my regular writers’ group was canceled, which gave me an opportunity to crash my friend Billy’s comic book writers’ group. Continue reading
A few years back, I had the pleasure of seeing Philip Levine at the Detroit Institute of Arts. He packed the house, then killed it. Continue reading
My students created this video for my DAD 255 Longform Copywriting class at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. They scripted, shot, and edited the entire piece. Continue reading
Writing this blog is part creative experiment, part self-improvement project, part gut check. In many ways, I was inspired by my friend Mandy, who’s been blogging at mandyfish.com for years about writing, parenting, Buddhism, and what have you.
I’ve always admired her willingness to log the hours, her pluck at examining her inner life, her utter disregard for internet trolls. You should read her stuff, but only if reading interesting stuff is your bag.
“Slowing Down for the Creative Brain” is one of my favorite posts by her. It’s very thoughtful, yet incredibly breezy.