Category: griffin inquisition

  • a supplement to the second question

    yall get caps today because i’d started typing this in an email then decided to post it here and am too lazy to tweak it.A friend asked me the other day what excites me. My father had posed a variation of this question many, many years ago for a creative nonfiction project I call the […]

  • the thirty-fifth question

    this post is one of many for a creative nonfiction project i began several years ago. i call it the griffin inquisition. i’ve asked my friends and family to pose questions, things they want to know about me that would require more than a yes or no for an answer. the most recent addition comes […]

  • twenty questions

    one. given the choice of anyone in the world, whom would you want as a dinner guest?rainbow rowell. two. would you like to be famous? in what way? i want to write one book that resonates with at least one person. if it takes being famous for that to happen, so be it. three. before […]

  • the thirtieth question

    this was written a few years ago for another’s blog. i’m republishing it here because the link to the original post is no longer good. What lessons have you learned through the years?Don’t play football with a bunch of boys if you’re the only girl, a pint-sized one at that. Especially when school starts in […]

  • q is for questions from a couple of friends

    one. standard order when out to dinner: chicken flautas, chicken fried steak, mezzaluna pasta, cheeseburger, turkey sandwich, philly cheesesteak salad… i gravitate toward the most fattening item on the menu. two. how do you like your steak? i don’t, really, unless it’s chicken fried. or pepper steak with bell peppers. but if it’s regular steak, […]

  • the thirty-fourth question

    this post is one of many for a creative nonfiction project i began several years ago. i call it the griffin inquisition. i’ve asked my friends and family to pose questions, things they want to know about me that would require more than a yes or no for an answer. the most recent addition comes […]

  • the thirty-third question

    this post is one of many for a creative nonfiction project i began several years ago. i call it the griffin inquisition. i’ve asked my friends and family to pose questions, things they want to know about me that would require more than a yes or no for an answer. the most recent addition comes […]

  • the thirty-second question

    this post is one of many for a creative nonfiction project i began several years ago. i call it the griffin inquisition. i’ve asked my friends and family to pose questions, things they want to know about me that would require more than a yes or no for an answer. the most recent addition comes […]

  • the twenty-ninth question

    this post is one of many for a project i began several years ago, the griffin inquisition. i asked my friends and family to pose questions to me, things they would like to know that would require an essay-type answer. the most recent essay topic was offered by a fellow blogger. honestly rank which of […]

  • the twenty-eighth question

    a few months ago, my blogging friend lacie over at creative attempts was kind enough to pose a question for me for the griffin inquisition, a creative memoir project that began in college. the thing lacie most wanted to know about me is thus: are you inspired by anyone that you would be embarrassed to admit?  […]