Turning around from my desk, this is what goes on while I work. It's nice to have company, even camouflaged.
Myself, Jane Hoogestraat, and Karen Craigo comparing poems and giving good advice in preparation for a Poets of Faith special issue for Rattle. I show this, not because I love having my photograph taken (most definitely not!), but to show the scut work of poetry and how even poets with many, many published poems like … Continue reading Poets at Work
A big part of family and friends entertainment in the 1960s was the slide show. The plan was to lure people over for a good meal, and afterwards when they were sated and flopped on the couch and chairs like twitching fish on the shore, the slide projector and multiple trays of slides appeared. This … Continue reading Forced boredom
Today I need to get some things done and I will soon see how well the Evernote glassware works for checking off items on a list. Here is probably the only car photo you'll see from me unless I'm not driving. I wondered how I would take the different, absolutely first-person viewpoint Glass gives. It … Continue reading Public moments, private images
Another thing I wanted very much when I was a science fiction-loving child was a computer in my head. Just sign me up for the chip and I was for it, despite my going to a school district in California that had Orwell's 1984 on their mandatory reading list for 7th grade. I'm still a bit in … Continue reading Tales from the future 2
i just signed up to be an Explorer for Google Glass, me and a gazillion other people. The form had a drop-down menu of choices for the reason why I wanted Google Glass, but hey! I'm a writer, so I want another chance with more words. If Google is as all-knowing and all-seeing as some … Continue reading Pick me!
The number of cans is part of an intricate equation that equal good writing getting done.
One outcome of my having a weekly po-biz time is that I rummage around different sites to see what's going on. I was planning on promoting NaNoWriMo to my Literary Publication students as a way to get a lot of writing done very fast. In digging up that information, I found the perfect November writing … Continue reading Chapbook Challenge
So much of my time seems to be taken up with organizing and prioritizing tasks. I still use a combination of iCal and Todo, although when I read on Facebook that uber-productive Cheryl Ball uses Things, I checked it out. It is much like what I use though, but without the project feature where I … Continue reading Habits