My presentation will be in the Arizona Daily Star tent, Saturday March 2, 11:30 a.m., and is advertised as follows: Writing From the Middle of Nowhere: A Freelance Life Best-selling author and longtime freelance writer Michael Perry will share a humorous, frank, off-beat look at writing for a living in “flyover” America. Using a tractor…View post
I have received correspondence indicating a reader “cringed” when I improperly used “I” instead of “me” in this week’s newspaper column. Grammar-wise, the correspondent is absolutely correct. But there is a larger context. I composed the following reply and posted it in the corresponding forum, but then deleted it because comment-section responses too easily appear…View post
Man, what a day this was back in December. A wall-to-wall library talk about writing then a solo music show because my band got blizzarded off the road. Thank you to Amanda Zieba for telling the story from her perspective.
Chee’s writing precise and lovely.
Recorded a phone call with Leesa Cross-Smith this morning for this year’s Eaux Claires festival. The little snippet below didn’t get used, but I’m sharing it because the intersection of music and writing is a beautiful thing: