Entries by Carol Pierson Holding

Trump-Putin Arctic Dreams

In an analysis in Vanity Fair titled “In Trump’s Amerika”, Mike Mariani posits that Trump is using the same “chaos theory” techniques to accumulate power that Putin has used successfully for twenty years. From tweets to out-and-out lies, Trump forces the media to focus on fact-checking rather than digging for truth, making honesty and values […]

Public Outing of My Novel in Progress

On Thursday evening, I read three sections from the first half of my as yet untitled novel to a crowd of about thirty people…seemed from the reaction that I’m on the right track! Thanks to Peggy Sturdivant for inviting me to It’s About Time at the Ballard Library, the longest running reading series in Seattle.

Featured Reading June 8

On February 9, I read a short  piece from my novel in progress at the series It’s About Time. Despite my untoward attack of nerves, the piece was well received and I was invited back as a featured reader. My featured reading (15 minutes!) will take place on Thursday, June 8, 2017. I’ll be reading scenes from my novel. If […]

Can Business Trump Trump’s Anti-Climate Stance?

Donald Trump’s election has sent the global climate community into a tailspin. It seems every climate change action supporter is making lists of the awful things he’s planning to do, so I’ll turn to the very succinct one I received in an email from Michael Brune, Executive Director of the Sierra Club: “End of Paris […]