“A Persuasive Illusion”

When it comes to historical fiction, it’s vital to get the facts right.

Reading on the Road

The particular joy of vacation books.

this is what happens…

A poetic rumination.

The Ones We Love to Hate

Why I like unlikable characters.

You Can’t Make This Stuff Up

Bad Questions, the autobiographical fallacy, and me.

Mark My Words

On the many ways to keep your place in the pages.

A Writer by Any Other Name

Why do we struggle to call ourselves what we are?

The Best Is Yet to Come

The pleasure of writing later in life.