Tag: Writing

Grandpa Said Go Write

Man on the left lived part of his childhood in a railroad boxcar. Spent time dug into the sands of Iwo Jima, witnessed the worst of it. Wound up introducing the Presto pressure cooker to the world, at least once via a single engine plane landed in a Central America cattle pasture. Politely declined his…View post

From the Little Writing Room Over the Garage: “Indie Bookstores”

This was originally recorded for BookStock.com but I couldn’t get the upload to work, so I’ll share my gratitude for indie bookstores here, then encourage you to check out BookStock, where a whole bunch of musicians are working overtime to help out their favorite hand-sellers. NOTE: Since I began posting the “From the Little Writing…View post

It Wasn’t Me

That moment on book tour when you’re on your way to a county jail to discuss reading, writing, and self-employment with a group of men behind bars and this sign is posted 300 yards from the front door. They had some questions… Thank you to the literacy volunteers, county staff, and law enforcement crew who…View post

Sign’em Up, Ship’em Out

Dropped by the Ambient Inks merchandise fulfillment center the other day to sign 330 books for Wisconsin Public Television donors. Travis and Kayla and the crew had everything all ready to go, as they always do. In this photo Travis is “flapping” the books…inserting a slip of paper on the page I need to sign.…View post

Penmanshipless

Posted this on Twitter yesterday as evidence of my own idiocy (as if). Late last night I figured it out. Twitter guesses included “hummus” and “lemurs.” Both of those far more exciting than what it turned out to be: “heaviness.”