Brasil: A Photo Book by Kristin Capp.  Get yours today, plus limited edition prints!

A very talented photographer, Kristin Capp, has launched a Kickstarter campaign to publish a book of her incredible photos from Brazil, all taken on her Rolleiflex camera on real film. If you support the campaign, you can receive a book…

Bad Behavior: My latest course at StoryStudio Chicago

Let’s behave badly (or, better yet, let’s write about people who do)! My next course at StoryStudio Chicago begins April 14, and it’s all about villains, tricksters, and characters we love to hate. We’ll explore how to create nuanced characters…

I'll be teaching a new course at StoryStudio Chicago!

Let’s face it: writing a novel can be lonely. Luckily, you don’t have to be completely isolated during the writing process. I’ll be teaching a novel writing course this winter at StoryStudio Chicago. If you are writing a novel (or…

Summer Reads!

A few recent reads that I loved: 1) “Life After Life” by Kate Atkinson. Each time Ursula Todd dies, she is reborn into the same life. Atkinson explores Friedrich Nietzsche’s question: “What, if some day or night a demon were…