Make a Difference, Make Stuff

Make a Difference, Make Stuff

Recently, I’ve listened to a couple of interviews with Ryan and Amy Green, creators of the video game “That Dragon Cancer.” Their son Joel was diagnosed with terminal cancer when he was 1. The Greens began working on the game while he was still alive, hoping he might make it, and then adapted it after he didn’t.

Community Reading Day: The Tiger’s Glove

Community Reading Day: The Tiger’s Glove

“Who likes to read?” I asked the group of 20-some second graders sitting on the floor around my legs. I was perched on a plastic and metal kid-sized chair pulled from the table where one of the children usually sits. I was visiting the class as a community reader,...
The Novelist

The Novelist

The Novelist is a work of fiction L.L. Barkat had to write.

This story about a woman attempting to write a work of fiction feels like memoir, if you know L.L. personally, as I do, or if you have read either of her spiritual memoirs, Stone Crossings or God in the Yard. “Laura” from fiction is a copy writer …