About Childhood:

Answers for Writers, Parents, and Former Children

What is Write-O-Rama?

First and foremost, Write-O-Rama is December Ninth. Write-O-Rama is offered at Seattle's fabulous Richard Hugo House. It is your chance to try out several, 50-minute workshops offered by Hugo House teachers in a single writing-packed day. Not only can you... Continue Reading →


Electronic vs. Print Publication

It is hard to tell, theses days, which is more valuable: the on-line publication or one in print. (For purposed of this discussion, we shall let go of the value of publishing in ancient Chinese text.) My piece “The Brass... Continue Reading →

How I Got That Story: Dressed Left

The recently published Dressed Left was rejected 24 times before hitting the target with the 25th submission to Crack the Spine. Not to brag (too much), but Crack the Spine is among the top ten magazines for short fiction. Dressed Left... Continue Reading →

You alone can help Alle’s career. Yes, you.

You can leave a small comment on my recent fiction publication. Commenting is a bit of an undertaking. But you love me.   Go to their main page. Scroll down a bit. You will see the place for comments. From... Continue Reading →

FICTION Publication: 223 words

You have zero excuse not to read 223 words. Also, you love me. Also, it is the teeniest bit filthy. With that: Dressed Left.

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