I’m Moving to Dallas! Can We Stay In Touch?

I’m Moving to Dallas! Can We Stay In Touch?

Super short version: I’m moving to Texas and want to keep in contact with everyone I know, or anyone who’s interested, through a simple “Friends of Clay” letter I’ll send out every couple months. I also wish I had a Christmas card list...
Teaching Chinese Students About America

Teaching Chinese Students About America

In the summer of 2012, I received a message at one of the colleges I teach at telling me about an international group of students who would soon be visiting from China’s┬áZhejiang University. Their stay in Pittsburgh was part of a three week English practicum...
Realm Makers Conference 2014

Realm Makers Conference 2014

Here’s the thing for anyone who wants to be a published author: You basically have to go to a writer’s conference at some point. Everything changed for me in 2011 when I made the decision to invest in the cost of traveling and attending conferences. Once I...