Photo by Eli Robinson. It shows me in a typical Vermont landscape with my dog, Alabama the Pit-Girl Goddess, the best non-fictional dog ever. Subject to chills, she is wearing her Seabiscuit Warming Blanket and standing well away from snow activity.
Before I fell into fiction, I used to write essays. Many were printed. Here is a selection of essays still available in libraries.
Ceramics Monthly Magazine- 2001- Waking up the Wish 2000- Clay Commitment Dishes of the Silver Screen 1999- Combining Dreams: A Pottery in the Sun Art "lower-case," Teacups, and Jackson Pollock 1998- In the Coil; The Collecting Urge Flying Blind in Business 1997- A Rain of Gold Coins PsychoCeramics: Mending Cracked Pots Defending Small 1996- In Their Cups Kill or Kiln The Clay Slump 1995- The Lowly Bean Pot Caesarea: Shards, Time, and Human Endeavor 1993- Whistlestop in Grenada Making a Clay Whistle 1998- Clay Times- The Potters Pot Luck 1992- Craft Report - The Flood and its Aftermath