I’m Tommy Tomlinson and this is The Writing Shed. I’m a writer based in Charlotte. My memoir, THE ELEPHANT IN THE ROOM, came out in 2019. These days I’m working on a book about the Westminster Dog Show, and the bond between dogs and their people. You’ll be hearing a lot about…
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Plus the Links of the Week: Taylor Swift tickets, the fallacy of fresh starts, and the last night of a dive bar
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What does it mean to reach out and touch someone now?
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A clever Easter egg, plus Links of the Week: a park for cheeseheads, a 21-year-old tax collector, and the worst NBA team ever
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Not counting the games, I saw him twice. This was 1982. I was one of thousands of anonymous freshmen at the University of Georgia; he was a junior and…
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Inspiration in desperation, plus Links of the Week: A crazy cyclist, bookstore comebacks, and Johnny Cash gets "Hurt"
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Back where I came from, plus Links of the Week: Mattress Mack, Brunswick stew, and the ultimate college football call
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Finding peace in losing, plus Links of the Week: bones from the past, a couple of sports legends, and bluegrass Lou Reed
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The Writing Shed with Tommy Tomlinson