Tweetspeak Poetry: Through the Looking Glass Workshop

A month from today I will teach a new workshop for Tweetspeak Poetry called Through the Looking Glass. For students who choose the 12-week option, we'll be joined one evening by children's book illustrator Susie Jaramillo. I spoke with Jaramillo … [Read more]

Tweetspeak Poetry: A Night of Cowboy Poetry

published December 15, 2017   https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2017/12/15/poetry-songs-and-cowpunchers/ … [Read more]

Tweetspeak Poetry: Children’s Book Club: ‘The Tin Forest’

published December 8, 2017 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2017/12/08/childrens-book-club-tin-forest/ … [Read more]

Tweetspeak Poetry: Reading in the Wild: November’s Pages

published December 1, 2017 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2017/12/01/reading-wild-novembers-pages/ … [Read more]

Tweetspeak Poetry: Children’s Book Club: ‘Eggday’

published November 10, 2017 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2017/11/10/childrens-book-club-eggday/ … [Read more]

Tweetspeak Poetry: Reading in the Wild: October’s Pages

published November 3, 2017 https://www.tweetspeakpoetry.com/2017/11/03/reading-in-the-wild-october-pages/   … [Read more]

Wild Turkey

Wild Turkey   Daddy, shoot me a turkey. Yes, darlin', of course. And can we eat it?   For Thanksgiving? Yes, darlin', of course — leaves it out accidentally   spoils it, hides, it, quick runs and buys a … [Read more]

WACOAN: Wacoan of the Year: LaDainian Tomlinson

This is my ninth time to write Wacoan of the Year, a lengthy profile for the WACOAN magazine of a person who has been in the news during the year. It was an honor to speak with LaDainian Tomlinson, who was inducted to the Pro Hall of Fame in August … [Read more]

WACOAN: Fail Better

For eight years I wrote a column for the WACOAN magazine called "Musings." Only a few of them are online, but I'm going to link to them over the next nine weeks. Writing a monthly 800-word column was one of the harder writing tasks I've undertaken, … [Read more]

WACOAN: All I Really Needed to Know, I Learned from ‘Into the Woods’

For eight years I wrote a column for the WACOAN magazine called "Musings." This was my last one. Writing a monthly 800-word column was one of the harder writing tasks I've undertaken, and I think it's also where I did some of my best work. Hope you … [Read more]