Last week the students in my Writing Close to the Earth online class read George Orwell's classic essay, "Politics and the English Language." In it ... Read More
I stumbled onto this wonderfully engaging talk by Elizabeth Gilbert, author of the bestselling Eat, Pray, Love, that bears a lot of truth about how important it is to acknowledge that the source of our creative gifts are not always within us but without. Anyone who writes, paints, sings, dances or otherwise engages in the mystery of sub-creation will appreciate what she has to say.
Pete Peterson is the author of the Revolutionary War adventure The Fiddler’s Gun and its sequel Fiddler’s Green. Among the many strange things he’s been in life are the following: U.S Marine air traffic controller, television editor, art teacher and boatwright at the Florida Sheriffs Boys Ranch, and progenitor of the mysterious Budge-Nuzzard. He lives in Nashville with his wife, Jennifer, where he's the Executive Director of the Rabbit Room and Managing Editor of Rabbit Room Press.