Tags » Diane Rehm

My Diane Rehm Fan Fiction is Live on Word Riot

Sometimes I try to write creative non-fiction. Luckily, the good folks at Word Riot, a site I greatly admire, thought this was acceptable for publication in their December 2014 issue. 25 more words

The Internets

Diane Rehm (1936)

You may have heard her voice… Unless you’ve tuned in when she’s opted for a guest host because her voice is out of commission.

Diane Rehm has hosted American Public Radio’s “Diane Rehm” show since 1984.  217 more words

Life Really is About the Journey--Weekly Wisdoms (11.13.14)

It’s true. Life really is about the journey. This is something my mom has been telling me for years. Although I nodded in agreement each time she spoke, it was not until these past few months that I finally got it. 1,291 more words

Weekly Wisdoms

Motivation and the Writing Life (Part 4 of 8)


So what holds you back? What are you afraid of? People are creatures of habit, slaves of fear. If we allow it, fear can and will rule over us, keeping us from breaking out of our comfort zones. 785 more words

The Writing Life

Washington Irving, Ichabod Crane, and Diane Rehm

I had a terrific time talking Washington Irving on The Diane Rehm Show this morning.  “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow” was (appropriately) chosen as the book for their monthly “Readers Review,” and I sat on a panel with two incredibly sharp experts on literature, film and media, professors Caetlin Benson-Allot of Georgetown and Sian Silyn Roberts of Queens College. 146 more words

Washington Irving

Motivation and the Writing Life (Part 1 of 8)

As a Christian youth leader many years ago, I developed and taught classes to both junior high and high school students. One curriculum, called Life in the Real World… 1,078 more words