I’ve been staring at the last two chapters of my latest book project, and I know what I need to write. But I have stage fright. I know exactly what needs to go there, and after months of labor, it’s exciting to know that I am that close to finishing the rough draft. And yet, … More The Easiest–and Hardest–Chapters to Write
Every year I look forward to summer, telling myself that it will give me the opportunity to hole up in my house and spend some quality time writing. Well, guess what. My teaching situation has changed. As of Monday, I will be teaching the rest of the semester from my study in my office. Shelly … More Be Careful What You Ask For
This is the second semester of my 21st year of teaching college level students. And believe it or not, after teaching 42 semesters of classes, I still get nervous when I think about my classes. Do I know what I am talking about? Am I prepared? Will the students see through the facade I put … More What, Me Worry?