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Philadelphia, PA

Member since:

January 2, 2012

What is your favorite writing saying?

To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music the words make. ~Truman Capote

What is your favorite book on writing?

Bird By Bird

What do you write?

Promotional copy and articles for bread. For butter--fiction (short stories, children's literature)

What do you read?

I read mostly novels and biographies.

Tell me something else about yourself, please?

Funny, creative, generous, smart, literary, curious, imaginative. I love conceptual thinking; laughing; cairn terriers; children's books; cigar boxes; China Town; Norton Anthologies; moleskin notebooks; Manhattan; edward gorey; word games; green curry; rittenhouse square any time of year; cape code; tin robots and tin wind up toys; reading; film; art (rothco, diebenkorn, johns, rauchenberg...); used book stores; good arguments; rainy days at the beach; curiosity; backgammon; french white dinnerware; portraits; scrabble; oak trees; absurdity; graveyards; cheese; people who give a damn; The Marx Brothers; the cello; the golden age of Hollywood; innocence; worn t-shirts; a perfect sentence; the ocean; old friends & great memories.


I am a professional writer who works in advertising. Outside of work, I am currently working on a children's book.

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