Book in a Minute: Station Eleven

In Emily St. John Mandel’s, Station Eleven, a troop of players and musicians wanders the land some twenty years after a fast-moving virus wipes out 99% of the population. Eerie and evocative. A wonderful hymn of praise to the importance of the arts, even in the most derelict of societies. Filled with vivid, haunting images. Mandel’s […]

5 Ways to Stay a Writer – from Roger Colby

Originally posted on Writing Is Hard Work:
This quote by one of my favorite writers (Harlan Ellison) is irrevocably true.  How many students have I taught to write over the years who most likely do not use that skill now that they are adults?  I’m sure the number is more than I’m willing to admit. I…