Trying to be a better writer

At my computer on a rainy Saturday evening. Reading time: 2 min. I’m usually not satisfied with my writing. I always wonder if I could make a post better, like make it more succinct, make the language beautiful, evoke more emotion in you my readers. I’m working on a...

I’m wondering what my next action should be

The road to Boulder Cave, just off highway 410 east of Mt. Rainier. The road was closed to everything but emergency vehicles, because of the high fire risk when I was there. I wanted to walk along the road, and usually a “No Foot Traffic” sign...
What should I write about next?

What should I write about next?

Reading time: 2 min. I’m trying to figure out what to write about next. I think I’ve written everything about my growing-up years that I want to write. I’ve written about what I think are the most important facts and events: how I grew up in a majority white...
How *Not* to Self-Publish a Memoir

How *Not* to Self-Publish a Memoir

Reading time: 4 min. I’ve been wondering how in the hell I’ll ever get this memoir published. The world of publishing has changed so much even in just the past decade, it’s unrecognizable. And then attempts at alternative publishing platforms, like Booktrope, go out...

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