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Blog 2016-12-29T01:04:03+00:00

January means beginning again

Back when I was in school, if I missed a due date it became almost impossible for me to write a paper, no matter how well-prepared I was.  Once I had a three-page outline with citations prepared for a five-page essay; yet once the paper was late, it seemed like it weighed a ton and I couldn’t lift it, [...]

Nonviolence and an Evolving Consciousness

Janey Skinner and Roxy Manning My friend Roxy Manning and I spend a lot of time talking about race, racism, power, and nonviolent struggle for social change.  We recently collaborated on an essay that touches on these themes. Roxy is a psychologist and a trainer in Nonviolent Communication (NVC).  This method, developed originally by Marshall Rosenberg and [...]

Footholds published in Litro online

Sometimes a story has seen several lives before it finds its way to publication.  That is the case with my story "Footholds," published on January 16, 2018 by Litro as one of their #TuesdayTales.  The story has even had a few names, its working title the name of its main character, Amalia.  It was born as a three-page scene [...]