In my last post, I wrote about how I’d read both The Story Grid by Shawn Coyne and Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston, and that I was interested in doing a story grid analysis of McQuiston’s novel. Well, in a bad-news-good-news twist, I have had to switch tracks. I applied to and […]
“When the pupil is ready, the Master will appear.” – often attributed incorrectly to Buddah or Lao Tse Tsu but probably from Madame Blavatsky, founder of the Theosophical movement Metaphorical Squirrels Has this ever happened to you? A well-read friend gushes to you about a book that has cracked open their worldview, changing forever how […]
So excited to share this with you all! My good friend Deborah Thompson wrote this beautiful book, Pretzel, Houdini & Olive, about how dogs can be our closest companions during times of grief. The book is heartfelt and poignant, of course, but is also sometimes laugh-out-loud funny – like life itself. I worked with her […]
Did you know that by the time you finished losing your baby teeth, you’d already acquired language-using super powers that literally no other human being on the planet had done – or will do – in exactly the same way? In this LinkedIn article, I explain how language truly is a human super power.