- @nbj914 that is just so unfair 23 minutes ago
- RT @lbarronlopez: White House confirms Obama will attend Sept. 23 @UN climate summit in NY. #climatechange 24 minutes ago
- ouch RT @AdamMinter: Nora Roberts, 210 novels and counting has advice for writers: "stop f@@king around and write." http://t.co/0MObBTazlV 39 minutes ago
- the "early Anthropocene bottleneck": tropical forest edition humannaturetoo.tumblr.com/post/927332488… 1 hour ago
- @mims @erikvance reporting as hobby rather than profession b/c, you know, not that important... course the profession phase was aberration 2 hours ago
Category Archives: Writing
As you may know, I’m writing a book. It’s on the Anthropocene. As befits any book project, I’m staking out a website. Stay tuned!
THE RED VEINS of a certain pink petunia flower come courtesy of human DNA — the A’s, C’s, T’s, and G’s that teach a cell how to build itself. With the help of a virus, Brazilian-born Eduardo Kac was able … Continue reading
So now that I’ve settled on the classic “journey” structure (for the moment), I’m turning my attention to characters. Who’s going to populate this book of mine? And who’s going to keep readers turning pages? I’ve got folks who could … Continue reading
As I set out on this book writing project, the first (and by no means smallest) challenge to surmount is how in the world I’m going to structure a book about a bunch of misfits having a scientific argument. I … Continue reading
Humanity is now writing a new chapter in Earth’s history. The choices we make now will help set the thermostat of the entire planet for at least tens of thousands of years. If people, plants and animals don’t like the … Continue reading
As interested in readers appear to be in the Anthropocene thus far, at least, publishers… not so much. Either I’m not expressing the idea well or wittily or it’s just too darn depresssing. Onwards!