How Hard Do You Have to Work to Get Angry Over Flowers?: I remember a video in which Stephen Fry shares some of his life’s wisdom. One of his pieces of advice is never to read comments on articles in
There are only 24 hours to go on my staff pick Kickstarter project to fund research into the life of Lord Alfred Douglas. One of my backers says she thinks it will rally at the last minute. Is she rig
A few days ago, I posted a proposal on Kickstarter for research into the life and work of the poet Lord Alfred Douglas. (Only 25 hours to go! Can we make it happen?) To my tremendous surprise, even t
How Will Non-Fiction Writers Fund Research with Decreasing Publisher Advances? Hype, Victorian Poets and Water Balloons.
“I do not actually find a great deal related to your venture from a hype viewpoint.”-guy who sent a message to me via Kickstarter hyping his hyping services. (I would have found a great deal more rela
"I discovered something recently while searching through an old journal. I have told the story many..."
“ I discovered something recently while searching through an old journal. I have told the story many times of how I came to write Angel, how I was inspired by a trip to Mount Rainer and the question o