Writing Tools (Bright and Dark)

A few weeks ago, I showed you all the book map that I built for my office wall. This tool has proven itself to be invaluable. I consult it constantly as I’m working. It’s a stupendous structural aid as I reorder the events of this book and refocus the plot. I WANT TO MARRY IT…. Read more »

Sylvestor, Thomas, Pema, and Aunt Marzipan

Meet my old pal, Sylvestor, who is a cat-about-town in Seattle (and has excellent taste in fiction). Here’s something theologian and therapist Thomas Moore says in one of my very favorite books, Care of the Soul: “The Greeks told the story of the minotaur, the bull-headed flesh-eating man who lived in the center of the… Read more »