Category Archives: Magazine article

A Plea to Magazine Publishers

I’d like commercial magazine publishers who don’t respond to e-mails to pull any submission guidelines from their websites. There’s no reason for that information to be there when the publisher has no intention of responding. Also, for those magazines that … Continue reading

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Poets&Writers

Poets&Writers is to the literary writing community what Writers Market is to the commercial writing community. The two sites overlap in their mission here and there but the comparison mostly holds. Our mission? To foster the professional development of poets … Continue reading

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My Essay In The Latest Temenos Journal is Out

The Temenos Journal has published my first creative nonfiction essay. It’s called “Describing The Elephant.” It’s a long read and often painful, but there is hope at the end. Just like all good stories. I penned this introduction: Asked if … Continue reading

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Persistence

There’s an interesting and illuminating article in today’s New York Times about one writer’s successful struggle to land a variety of high profile gigs. Key to his story is how many writing assignments he did not get. In this blog, … Continue reading

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I’m Going On A BioBlitz

This summer the U.S. National Park Service is holding a BioBlitz at Great Basin National Park in northeastern Nevada. This three day event this year will focus on lichens. What is a BioBlitz? As they put it, A Bioblitz is … Continue reading

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Back to Sacramento for Research

I’ve come back to Sacramento to do more research for my Stanton Delaplane book proposal. I’ll be going to the special collections room of the California State Library. I hope, too, to make some contacts for a magazine article I’m … Continue reading

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News and Notes

Last week my newsmastering work (internal link) increased substantially. I wrote as many as six postsĀ a day, each new Google alert prompting a shutdown of my other work, to see if an accident report was worthy of writing up. By … Continue reading

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