Bringing latitude to writing and editing means seeing both big picture and detail more clearly.
Muse 2018 provided education and enjoyment—at just the right time.
The shoe was on the other foot when I answered questions instead of asking them.
Books that keep us reading, past our bedtime or our subway stop, are the ones that stay with us long after we’ve finished.
Medaling at the Olympics is cursedly hard. So is understanding how it’s done.
Outlining the next project may help me get to The End, or it may be a complete failure. Only one way to find out.
Whether working with my hands or my imagination, there is nothing like the right tool for the job.
I stumbled onto Go, Went, Gone, a novel by Jenny Erpenbeck (and translated from German by Susan Bernofsky), thanks to a review in the New Yorker, and I’m so glad I did. The unassuming but important story dropped me into a world I’d heard about
Winning first place is a great reminder that stories from the heart are winners.
Listening and taking input well requires parking that ego for long enough to open our ears.