Dear Reader: Gratitude for Gifts

  I have a dear friend, Katrina Kittle, who is an amazing gardener. (She is also an incredible novelist. Find out about her books on her website. And a supremely inspiring teacher of creative writing. Find out about her classes here.) Now, Katrina has no idea...

Happy Independent Bookstore Day!

Dear Reader: I’m grateful that you read books–my books, other writers’ books–wherever you may get them: online vendors, brick-and-mortar bookstores, libraries, swapped with a friend. But today is Independent Bookstore Day, and I can’t...