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Memories Have Weight (or, On Returning to my Elementary School)

October 20th, 2017|6 Comments

I don't know exactly when I forgot this, but yesterday I remembered: memories carry a certain weight, the kind that presses in around the temples, heavy like an x-ray apron on the chest. Like a [...]

What Happened 20 Years Ago This Month

October 18th, 2017|5 Comments

That's me at the far right, 20 years ago. Yes, I had blond hair. There's no rational explanation for that. Twenty years is an eternity. Twenty years is yesterday. Twenty years ago this [...]

To Those of Us Who are Feeling Underestimated

October 17th, 2017|5 Comments

Photo by Brunel Johnson via Unsplash The weekend was long and tiring, filled with wonderful things and busy things and fewer spare moments than I would have liked. This is life. We are [...]

Twelve Books (Besides Mine) You Should Be Reading

September 5th, 2017|2 Comments

Today is the day. My novel, The Day the Angels Fell, officially releases to the world. You will probably find me in my study today, alternating between elated, anxious, happy, sick to my stomach, and [...]

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