The ground is changing shape as we watch. Where to stand?

When Readers Return

Publishing other people has been a twenty-plus-year avocation. Along the way, McFarland published my baseball memoir, Bushville, and I had the fundamental joy of holding my book for the first time. Since then, I’ve published others, not myself, because I get a real rush in the repeated engagement with others’ work—in all the thousands of […]

First Words

Your parents or care-givers have probably told you the first word you ever spoke, but can you recall the first word you ever wrote?  The mind is a tricky thing – to make it slow down and express meaning through the written word is like re-learning the simple function of walking.  But once it is […]