It dawned on me sometime shortly after I began working on what will (hopefully) forevermore be known as the longest transcription session of my life – I am my problem. (Transcription is when you type out a tape recorded conversation verbatim.) On the one hand, perhaps I had been right to believe the voices thatContinue reading “Digging Out of the Muck”
Anne Lamott doesn’t specifically say it, but the advice I heard while reading her chapter on set design in Bird by Bird was, “People want to tell you their story. They want to help you. All you have to do is ask.”
There must be 50 ways to build a bankroll… or should I say 50 men who could build my bankroll?
A few thoughts about the day I met Jennifer Harman.
The story of my night at Ventura Players Casino when it was painfully obvious that “nice” guys do finish last.
One night several years ago, while working at a catered dinner party, a complete stranger convinced me to keep an open mind about poker staking. (We had been discussing the World Series of Poker (WSOP) and my desire to write a novel about a woman finally winning the main event.) When he asked me ifContinue reading “From Fish to Horse”