Write another book? I don’t mind the writing. What’s giving me pause is the grueling, humiliating work of promoting the darned thing once I’ve written it. Author Rob Bell had some advice. Read more.
The Writing Room
I’m a writer who loves to talk about writing, so if you’re a writer or an aspiring writer I hope you'll stop by now and then and keep me company . . . You’ll find writing tips here as well as my thoughts on the writing life. Watch out, though. The Grammar Geek will be putting in her two cents from time to time.
If you are up and at ’em this fine Sunday morning, it’s not to late to head on over to downtown Berkeley for the Bay Area Book Festival. Treat yourself to 300 authors, 230 exhibitors and 150 programs. Read more.
“Wrestling with God” is a finalist in an international competition named for the American longshoreman-philosopher Eric Hoffer. Read more.
I went to Chicago to collect an IPPY gold book award for “Wrestling with God” — and celebrate with other winning authors. Read more.
The Oakland Tribune is dead. But dozens of Trib staffers live on. On the California paper’s last day, they gathered for a wake. Read more.