Posts by: dawn

status quo

I've been watching Grey's Anatomy since it first came on air. Well, that's not true. I started watching it because my sister-in-law, a nurse, mentioned it, and, at the time,…

america’s best idea

Some of my earliest memories consist of tall trees, rivers, and the sweet clean scent of a mountain pass. Some of my best memories consist of high mountain lakes, deep…

on rhetoric

No apologies to Aristotle. We can all write "on rhetoric," can't we? I mean, we could, if we wanted to. Some of us do. Those of us crazy enough to…

barefoot exercise

I heard about the three minute fiction contest on NPR. I started to think that this might be a great way to keep my blog up to date. I can…

disclosure

Not too long ago I was commenting on how I talk to students about social media, about how much they want to share, not share, communicate, etc. because of the…

new

A quick update: I added a new plug-in to my blog: a library (it's also in the sidebar to the left). You can see what I've read, am reading, and…

city snaps 2

I was driving to the the Fourth Street Fantasy Convention this afternoon and, again, because the Twin Cities are so full of life, I saw things that I wanted to…

city snaps

I took a break from writing to go to lunch with some friends. It’s a windy day, but the sun is shining and it’s lovely. As I drove to and…

copyRIP!

Sound Unseen screened rip! a remix manifesto, a film by Brett Gaylor, last night in a small, intimate theater recently established (this was the premiere showing) in Minneapolis, filled almost…

me! me! me! (and books)

The link circulating amongst many authors on Twitter these days is a blog post by Neil Gaiman in which he addresses a fan's concerns over authors producing works on their…