Party Hard: 1993 Edition

I went to Iowa last week. It's my ancestral homeland (dad is from there). It's filled with lovely people, open spaces, and the occasional blizzard. Maybe more than just occasional, but still, well worth the trip. I was at the North Iowa Book Bash, and it was simply amazing. People,…

Book Candles. Editing. Fun.

Write a book. Now, go back and re-read the book¬† few years later. Edit your book while swilling coffee, ordering book candles, and bathing¬†in the horror that you actually wrote that and thought, "Damn. This is art." This is my current place in life. I finished a novel last week…