Thirty Minutes Past Two

Thirty Minutes Past Two

Thirty minutes past two in the birth of today. Unreal Ocean, a selection from a white noise generator app on my phone, fails to lull me to a deep sea sleep. I stir and tumble out of bed like a clumsy gymnast impressing no one with my floor routine. Hunger tugs. I...
Kansas City Star Reviews Expedition of Thirst

Kansas City Star Reviews Expedition of Thirst

A couple years ago, author Pete Dulin hit the winding roads of eastern Kansas and western Missouri in his red Ford Focus. He visited 150 wineries, distilleries, and breweries to research his fourth book, a travel guide titled Expedition of...
10 Must-Read Links for Writers

10 Must-Read Links for Writers

Recently, I taught a program titled Social Media for Writers at The Woodneath Center, part of the Mid-Continent Public Library system. The entry-level course provided a survey of social media platforms and basic techniques for writers to use them. In the list of...
Three Guys and Beers

Three Guys and Beers

I took this photograph at Lawrence Beer Company in late November while I was sampling beers and taking notes for a story. At the moment, I was killing time between beers and took various shots of the tasting room. My attention drifted back to these three guys on my...