From the Mailbag: Sixth-grade class project

Side note: I have recently received a number of emails from students who want me to answer questions for their class projects. I think it is so wonderful that students feel empowered to contact sources directly and wish I could …

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Good night, sweet prince: A tribute to Mason

If you’ve visited my office over the past fifteen years, chances are that you met Mason, my beloved wire-haired terrier mix who was immortalized in this 2008 New York Times article. When he and I first met, I was in …

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Reflections from a Book Launch

Most authors will readily admit that launching a book can be an incredibly humbling and disjointed process. The highs! The lows! The second-guessing! People likely think the hardest part of the book writing process – securing a book contract, actually …

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