Flying Without A Net: Off-Book vs. On-Book Storytelling

When I first started performing, I had to educate myself on theatre terminology, including the… Read More

In the Hot Seat with Write Club

I was recently interviewed by Write Club, one of Chicago’s flagship live lit events. The… Read More

Settling vs. Accepting

Yesterday I read a piece by The New York Times Magazine editor Hugo Lindgren titled… Read More

Email Kinks

I’m still getting the bugs out of the email system. So if you’re trying to… Read More

I Am Official

Welcome journeyperson 2.0, you wanderer of the digital plain, you surfer of the Web. This… Read More

Coffeeshop Etiquette (or How to Not Be a Raging Jerkwad in Public)

I’m a freelance writer. My people are nomads by nature. While you whittle your time… Read More

Playing with Reality: Composite Characters in Nonfiction

There is a common misconception that just because you are writing a work of nonfiction… Read More

Where to Begin: Pesonal Essay Openings

In the world of journalism, every story starts with a lede (that’s how we spell… Read More

I Am Judging You and Your Wedding Invitations

The world really does seem to be going to shit and fast. I think that’s… Read More