April 28, 2016

I’ve written about how wonderful travel is for writers before (here), but I’ve been wanting to address more specifically how I try to inform my fictional settings with the texture and wonder of real places I’ve been. A big part of the reason I began teaching in Asia is because it enables me to travel….

June 18, 2013

As of this past week, I’ve been living in South Korea for one year. In light of my Koreaversary, I’ve been thinking about the impact living abroad has had on me as a writer. There is such a beautiful symbiosis between writing and travel. At its most basic, storytelling consists of two parts: 1.) Introduce…