Daily Archives: March 21, 2013

Two Simple Observations, Regarding Women

I already made this observation over at Twitter, but it’s worth repeating here, as it has relevance to several current events: If your response to a woman doing something you don’t like is to threaten her with rape and death, she’s not the problem. I know. Seems obvious. And yet! Apparently it is not. Let’s […]

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The Big Idea: Moses Gates

We know (or can guess) how authors create characters in fiction — but how do you create a character in a memoir? Which means that the character is a real person, and you have to represent them truthfully, but also in a way that serves the book and engages the reader. What’s the trick there? […]

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