Feb 172017
The Guiding Light

A few days before I was fired, my novel The Friend was published and released in Chicago. A small book party was held at a bookstore around the corner. The reviews in the Chicago papers had been good, but the attendance at the party was spotty: nobody from the radio station showed up. I had Read More

Jan 192017
Writing a Novel and Starting Radio

I had done a script or two for WHA, the University of Wisconsin’s radio station.  Live radio production was exciting. Tape had not been invented, and everything was done to precise time. The programs had to be exactly twenty-nine minutes and thirty seconds long. I liked the anxiety, the deadlines, and writing scripts for children. Read More