Pretty excited about this. Y’know. Excited in a low-key Scandinavian way. Population 485, the stage version. At the Big Top, August 28. Tickets right here. Nobbern. Forever.
Among the unreserved joys of my unexpected life path I cherish the chance to hang out with nurses, loggers, or firefighters one minute and weirdo artists the next. In nearly all cases, everybody’s — to paraphrase Sturgill Simpson — just tryin’ to git in where they fit in. I was honored to attend Decadent Cabaret 2016…View post
Blasted out some Tweets about writing and small towns last night. They are Storified here. [View the story “Small Town, Big Words” on Storify]
Janke Book Store in Wausau is one of the many indies to whom I owe my career. They are also Wisconsin’s oldest bookstore…and I am growing old with them. Thank you to Jane for the photos, one from 2003 and one from 2013.
If you’re planning a whitewater rafting trip down an alligator-infested lava flow without a life preserver, may I suggest you retain the manager of your local independent bookstore as a guide? In the world of books and publishing, few have been more buffeted by change and circumstance than your local “indie,” and if there’s one…View post