Storytime: Strip Clubs

Let’s go back to the days before COVID. Let’s go back to the days before I met my wife.  Let me go ahead and shout it out to the world: I don’t see the point of strip clubs! In the words of my dad, “You go in on payday and you come out broke a […]

Stupid Stuff Writers Do to Agents

Last updated 10/21/20 Because I keep finding more and more of these on Twitter, I am curating a list of “Stupid Stuff Writers Do to Agents” directly from the keyboards of the agents themselves. This will be an ongoing addendum to my article on “Abuse and Stalking of Literary Agents.” For advice on how to […]

I Swear I’m Not a Mormon (LDS)!

I’m not a member of the LDS (Mormon) Church, but I’ve been accused of being one of several occasions. Maybe it’s because I’m so friendly and clean-cut. I’ve got nothing against Mormons either. They’re some of the nicest people I know. Some of the best authors and doctors I know are Mormon. Most Mormons are […]

You Are NOT in the Tour de France

When I was young, I learned about bike safety and I’m sure most of you did too. There’s lots of good advice for bicyclists that carries well into your adult years like wearing a helmet, using signals, having lights or reflectors on your bike/gear. But for some reason, grownups tend to forget one piece of […]