Editing Friends

Don't Leave Me
My Three Stanleys
God and Jerk at Yale
Visions and Revision
Read Them Now

Did You Publish Today?

The 'So What?' Problem

Goodbye to all That

The Writing Date

Creating NonFiction

Love to Write?

The Care and Feeding of the Reader

My Left Tackle
No Bad Authors
The Nature of Foul Matter

Understanding Academe, Authors, and Editors
Which of These Essay Questions is the Real Thing?
What’s to Enjoy?
Bridging the Classroom Generation Gap
Ruined for Reading
It’s Mister Orwell to You
A Devil’s Dictionary of College Admissions
Back to School
Reunited and it feels so…What?
Confessions of a Recovering Admissions Officer
Who Needs an Agent? You do!
Innocence Abroad
Tip for Parents: Want Harvard? Try a Dakota
Princeton vs Yale: Post Frenzy Boredom in Admissions
The Childe’s Tale
Commonplaces: From Quote Books to “Sig” Files
Picking the Right College is a Vital, Unimportant Process
Finding Truth and Falsehood in a Comma:The World of Dusty Philologists
Early Decision and the Politics of Class
Being in, Not of, the Academy
What We Talk About When We Don’t Talk About Running
Holden Caulfield, C’est moi
Advice From an Author Advocate
Dreaming Below the Rim
It’s Still the Same Old Story, Aristophanes Notwithstanding
Why I Can’t Avoid Dating Academics
The Book Editor: Midwife, Handmaiden, Groupie

Pushy Parents and Other Tales of the Admissions Game