A writer out of loneliness is trying to communicate like a distant star sending signals. - John Steinbeck Earlier this year, I became the writer-in-residence of the amazing Qal'at al-Bahrain Site Museum. It is such an honor and privilege to be able to use the space...

[caption id="attachment_441" align="aligncenter" width="400"] Printable up to 18"x30" Credits: File Photo: https://www.flickr.com/photos/craptoy/[/caption] As I'm working toward the first draft of my novel-in-progress, my writing desk is flanked on one side by a wall covered in bright post-it notes. Each note has a scribble of thought on...