August Writing Roundup

Welcome to this month’s writing roundup, where I revisit pieces I published during the past month. “Why Writing Is the Worst Job in the World.” The Debutante Ball. 1 August 2015. The title is a little tongue-in-cheek. Mostly this piece is about why writing is hard,...

May Writing Roundup (Special Edition)

This month’s writing roundup has a special theme, and that special theme is BOOKS. I published only two articles last month, but I spent plenty of time publishing things. First, the articles. “Thriving as a Freelance Academic.” Chronicle of Higher Education...

March Writing Roundup

It’s time for the writing roundup of the articles I published during the month of March. As usual, You can view all of my publications, including those listed here, on my Writing page. I only published two pieces this month, but one was a doozy, so. Indeed,...

Negative Capability

As I walked to my local coffeeshop this morning, I saw a daytime moon and snapped this photo with my phone. The sun was, at the same time, very bright—you can see the blueness of the sky, a crisp blue that we only get in the North Carolina after the summer’s...