#1k1hr Writing Sprints in Fort Collins

Join me for a write-in to build your writing stamina and speed. Bring your laptop, notepad, journal, or your choice of writing tool, and be … Read the rest



Andrew McCarthy was ‘Here.’

A couple weeks ago I got an email from a hip friend asking if I’m up for a book event. The answer to such a … Read the rest



If Virginia Woolf Jumped Off a Bridge, Would You?

Virginia Woolf jotted down story ideas, lines, scribbles, when they came to her, then stuffed them into a drawer and went back to whatever she … Read the rest



The Great Watermelon Plot Device

“I carried a watermelon,” says Baby in Dirty Dancing and we cringe, cover our faces, mortified for her. These are the first words she speaks … Read the rest



How To Crash a Poetry Slam To Read Flash Fiction: My YouTube Debut

Every first Friday of the month, The Bean Cycle hosts a Poetry Slam.  For seven years now.  In fact, there are various poetry readings around … Read the rest