Writings

How I packed for 500 miles–and what I learned along the Way

On the Camino de Santiago—or any other long-distance trek—bragging rights belong to the person who has the least. I understood this in principle before I left for my six-week, 500-mile pilgrimage on the Camino Frances in the spring of 2018; but after my very first day—24 kilometers (about 15 miles) climbing over the Pyrenees—I understood it … Continue reading How I packed for 500 miles–and what I learned along the Way

How I used crowdsourcing to become a self-published author

I never thought I would write a book, even though I have published books for well over a hundred authors in recent decades. I have always loved writing and decided when I left my job as Publisher and Executive Director of MennoMedia in early 2018 that I would semi-vocationally write articles and shorter pieces on … Continue reading How I used crowdsourcing to become a self-published author