Tag: Shoeless Joe
Reading, not writing, with the end in mind.
On my fabulous writing retreat to Tbilisi, Georgia (which I’ll have to post about another day), I finished the first draft of my 11th novel. This one is a sequel to novel 10, my first baseball novel. I’ve had so much fun writing both of these stories, and now that I have an ending, I…
If You Build It, He Will Come: Revisiting a Modern Classic
It’s a phrase that has made its way into the modern American vernacular. If you build it, he will come. The “it” is a baseball field, and the “he” (or so we think) is the great Shoeless Joe Jackson, a sure-fire Hall of Fame baseball player who was disgraced and banned from the game for…