Bestselling Non-Fiction Author Daniel James Brown Has Done It All Without Rushing

Daniel James Brown is the award winning author of three books of non-fiction including, most recently, The Boys in the Boat, which tells the underdog story of the 1936 American Olympic gold medal rowing crew that claimed victory over a rising Facist party in Berlin. Brown came to my hometown of Tucson for an eventContinue reading “Bestselling Non-Fiction Author Daniel James Brown Has Done It All Without Rushing”

Sager Says—My Unlikely Conversation with a Best-Selling Author

It was by design that I was at Mike Sager’s talk with Chuck Klosterman on the University of Arizona campus during last month’s book fair. It was also by design that I harassed ever single writer and editor at the event that I could get to bend an ear in my direction. It was completelyContinue reading “Sager Says—My Unlikely Conversation with a Best-Selling Author”

9 Ways to Break a Writer’s Block

Writer’s Block: we all get it. The question is how do you deal with it? Here are a few exercises to get your mind jogged in those times when you find yourself struggling to get the words on paper.   1)      FREE WRITE I know it may sound silly, but just getting your mind inContinue reading “9 Ways to Break a Writer’s Block”