Tag: Writing

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

Big Fat Book

Photo from a reader, with accompanying note: In the summer afternoons, you might find me sitting on the boat reading.  It is usually one of your books.  Thank you. Now, this past summer I forgot where (I like to say “lost”) your “Man Working” book.  I found it on the boat after the “great rainstorm”…….Being…View post

Headed to Tucson

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