In Where’s Bobbi Fischer? I dig around to try to understand why there are so few top-ranked chess players. This article evolved in a really interesting way. Last fall I wrote about board games for the Atlantic. While researching that article I met a woman who runs a board game lab (Mary Flanagan – she’s aContinue reading “The story behind “Where’s Bobbi Fischer?””
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My new e-book: The Edge of Normal
Happy pub day! My e-book THE EDGE OF NORMAL is now available from Amazon. Writing this was a writing experience unlike any other I’ve had to date. When my daughter was diagnosed with a rare genetic condition I furiously took notes and wrote down what I was feeling every minute of every day. It was theContinue reading “My new e-book: The Edge of Normal”
Beyond the Vacuum Cleaner
Beyond the Vacuum Cleaner.
The Ambition Interviews
About a year and a half ago I was in spin class, where I think all my great thoughts, and I began reflecting back on my life. I’d turned 41 earlier that year, which prompted a wave of self-reflection, some mild panic, appreciation for all I have in my life, and resentment and self-loathing forContinue reading “The Ambition Interviews”