Storytelling as a Calling: A Book Love blog post

Storytelling is a calling: we manufacture meaning out of events through the act of storymaking. After all, the human experience doesn’t really make sense on a day to day basis. Story is a fabric laid transparent over the bumps and bricks of random occurrence, a map...

Was Hemingway Right? Write Drunk, Edit Sober

Created by Australian writing blog, The Expert Editor, “The Science Behind Writing Drunk and Editing Sober” reveals that Hemingway was definitely on to something. Using a variety of studies, “The Science Behind” demonstrates that at a fairly...

The Wonder of Lichens: A Resource List

In writing my new novelette Holy Trinity, I was able to learn a lot about Pacific Northwest lichens. Lichens are a fascinating species, not merely because they have never been bred or artificially synthesized by human beings, but also because they’ve influenced...

Holy Trinity: An Eagle Tree Story

The Eagle Tree was published by Little A Books in 2016 and became a national bestseller, delivered to over 80,000 readers. Thank you for being part of this marvelous publication journey in 2016! Ned Hayes worked with Kindle Select to provide a set of New...