The Great War is Having an American Moment

The Second World War is definitely America’s Favorite War. Although somewhat delayed in our entry—we had to be poked in the eye with a very sharp stick by the Japanese—we were all in and went big. The First World War? Not so much. We were VERY late to that fight....

Conferencing with Writers

I’m on the road at a writers’ conference this weekend—I usually limit my intake to one per year and this is the one. Mostly because my first novel, None of Us the Same, is a semifinalist for an award in historical fiction. Thought I’d (near) live blog my weekend, just...

Where Do You Get Your Ideas?

Seems about time to do a writerly blog post. I’ve done eating bugs and eating pizza the last couple of weeks, so I’m thinking a blog on my favorite candy products would seem a little… orally fixated. With a couple of books on the street for awhile, I’ve done a fair...

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