Monthly Archives: September 2012


Truth in the Dirt 3

We flew toward the pulsing skyline of Chicago, which danced in the distance like a giant, realized dream. Voices spun stories. We talked about how we approached the page, how book proposals were stupid and how guidelines can be so crippling. We laughed about the Oklahoma bumpkins gazing up at […]


The Voices, or Finding Your People 17

There are the voices. Ian Morgan Cron: “from one artist to another.” Isaac Rentz: “I’m agnostic when it comes to art.” Anne Lamott: “The voices in your head are of the wounded, raging ego.” Bob Goff: “You aren’t as creative as him. You are as creative as you.” Phil Vischer: […]


Why I Run: Brenna Kate’s Story

People ask me why I run. Especially since I started doing half marathons. After all, they reason, who in her right mind would choose to run 13.1 miles straight? My answer is simple. I run because I can. I started running because my doc said in 2003 it would help […]