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
One of the best things about walking into the Hutch these days is hearing the occasional snippet of a new Ben Shive song as he works on his upcoming album next door in the Bee Hive. There are some wonderful things coming through the walls lately and I can’t wait to hear them all put together.
While I wait for those Cymbal Crashing Clouds, though, I’ve got great songs like this one to hold me over. It’s called “Out Of Tune” and it’s about a piano, mostly.
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.