More Friends in Arkansas

Last week I spent a few days in a little Podunk town in Arkansas with my editor, Lissa, and her husband, Rich. The weather turned bitter cold, snowing most of the time I was there, but I’ve never been any place warmer. Lissa and I first met through emails after she was hired to edit…

Exceeding My Limitations

The first big piece of writing I ever did, if you don’t count my book report on Jefferson Davis in the fifth grade, was the term theme I wrote as a junior in high school. The term theme, as it was called, was a major research paper over an American literary topic and it had…