We all dream of disappearing into the forest and living there away from noise and people, I think. At least among us men, I’m pretty sure we all do from time to time. I’m one of the few people who’s actually done it – then I wrote a book about it. But there was at […]Read more "The Wild Life"
The book has been in Susan’s capable hands for a couple of weeks now. She’s the one who has all the right skills to perfect the The Dying Fish as a physical product, meaning computer skills, a realm which seems more and more foreign to me, the more time I spend trying learn it. Sunday, […]Read more "Just a book update"
Brook trout are one of the most elemental components of the story I’m telling in The Dying Fish. I simply wouldn’t have a book called The Dying Fish if not for brook trout. Paradoxically, it’s a book about the threats to their perpetuation and, at the same time, it’s a story about resilience, about a […]Read more "Brookies and Beavers and Snakes, Oh My!"
The book that’s coming in two weeks is, in a way, about freedom and fitness.Read more "Free to Wander"
I’m just in from a few days of South Carolina rest and relaxation doing the sort of thing I’ve been dreaming of through the recent weeks of dedicated book preparation: wading a slow sandy creek and trying to catch catfish. The outing was for my nephew Stephen as well, a chance for him to escape […]Read more "Food for Thought"
There’s a book coming. I’m not kidding; I know I’ve been promising for a long time. This will just be a short entry today to keep folks abreast of progress as I prepare to hand the manuscript off for some final editing of technicalities and then – off to the presses. An early April book […]Read more "Final Push"
Well, it’s about like I’d said last time. I’m chained to the writing desk, trying to fulfill the commitment I’ve made to the few out there awaiting a book, a commitment to have a volume available during the month of March. To be honest though, I’m not even sure at this point when exactly The […]Read more "A Captive to my Art"