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Realism in Sejal

I read recently that when John Steinbeck published The Grapes of Wrath, it was criticized as being a polarizing exaggeration of the situation facing America.  In fact, Steinbeck was toning down the true stories of the dust bowl that he was basing the story on.  Today...

Shakespeare in the Park

Update: I received an email on Friday morning cancelling CCC’s involvement with this event.  The Actors’ Theatre Co cited short staffing as the reason. Join me this Saturday at Schiller Park in Columbus, Ohio.  At 7:00, I’ll be reading a chapter from...

Let there be light – Repost

My wife and I, along with some of our friends and compatriots, have started a community garden in the inner-city neighborhood in which we live. I wrote a blog about some of the unique challenges we face, and posted it to my wife and I’s website.  You can find it...

Bexley Book Marketing Seminar

Thanks to the Bexley Public Library for inviting me to teach a seminar on book marketing.  Last Saturday, I talked through some basic book marketing strategies with a small but energetic crowd. To my surprise, there was a spectrum of experience levels there, which...

Ohioana Book Festival

I’ll be moderating a panel at the Ohioana Book Festival this afternoon.  Join me at 12:30 for “First Edition: Fiction.” Find more information about the festival at www.OhioanaBookFestival.org. The Ohioana Book Festival features the work of Ohio...