Based on a True Story

The problem with recasting one’s life as a story is that it’s tempting to write all the plot twists in. I do this all the time. I get anxious about any story with an “open” canon (until I was a teenager, I’d never got into a series that wasn’t finished) ‘Cause I want […]

Running with Joy

There comes a moment in everyone’s life (or most everyone’s life, I hope), when you realize you’ve outdone your teacher. It might be something as simple as the day your parents can no longer help you with your homework. Which may just be because it’s been a couple decades since they last took […]