Story ideas often pelt at me like rain drops during a spring shower. They cluster on my forehead and fingers, accumulating in a slick that cools or shivers. Sometimes, I skip through the storm to jump in their puddles. Other times, I dash towards shelter with my head bowed. You can get blinded by a […]
I’ve been working, writing, and producing for public radio since 2006 ever since I discovered that DC has No Food. That commentary, my first for WAMU 88.5’s Metro Connection, won Best of the Year and started my journey down the cobblestone path. Since then, I’ve been fortunate enough to meet and interview many incredible people from Muppets and Jedis to Nobel Prize Winners and political leaders.
But it’s not all news. I’ve seen several of my plays hit the New York stage, have seen my novels on bookshelves, and my paintings exhibited in galleries and homes. This website will hopefully be a place where we can wonder and wander. I hope that you will say hello and be a part of many conversations. Please feel free to read, listen, view and most importantly comment.
Catherynn Valente’s works bring me joy. Her clever and intricate wordsmithing, sense of humor, and the humanity of her stories appeal to me in a big way. I’ve been a reader of hers since I worked on a piece about NANOWRIMO for NPR and almost managed to include her as one of the guests. It […]
On My Shelf
Heading to Mars Con 2019 with two new books! If you’re near Jamestown, VA January 18-20, please stop to say “Hi!”