Joining the conversation

It was the weekend of Martin Luther King Jr day in 2008 when a conversation with a friend sparked what would become An Alien's Guide to World Domination.  We pondered the meaning of a holiday devoted to a complicated human who, nonetheless, consistently spoke of peace and love. We wondered if there were ways to … Continue reading Joining the conversation

On the Writers’ Vineyard: Stories that humanize

Thoughts on how our stories can humanize in my contribution this month to the Writers' Vineyard: Even when tempted to shirk the dark, fiction writers can offer views of our emotions, thoughts, plans, dreams, fears, and hopes that help us all realize the essential truth that holds us together: We are all human. Read the whole … Continue reading On the Writers’ Vineyard: Stories that humanize