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On Writing: Commas, history and William Strunk's because William Strunk, like the greatest of teachers, has taught us so much and carried us this far.? Jim Hale teaches writing workshops across Alaska and can be contacted at
On Writing: Telling the Story

...carefully shape what we cut-and-paste into a narrative that serves the needs of the work at hand and gives our readers more than just a pile of details on a computer screen.? Jim Hale can be contacted through
On Writing: Painting by numbers

...we should always be ready to sacrifice it to what really matters: clarity, precision, and getting a good laugh.? Jim Hale can be contacted through his website at
Living and Growing: On Praying

Last Saturday at 4 a.m., as I was on my way to early morning prayers at St Paul's, something in my boot was making it uncomfortable to walk.
2014 Alaska Folk Festival schedule

...Idyltime (Boise, Idaho). Ava Honey, Beth Mason, Ian Leonard.2 p.m., Johnny Negotiable & The Concessions. Jim Hale, Michelle Hale, Ben Hale.2:15 p.m., Ann McBeth & Alex Clarke (Fairbanks).2:30 p.m., Mc2 (Petersburg...
Living and growing: Marriage's sacred delusion of all possible wives. Because in my case, of course, it's really not a delusion. ? A native of New Jersey, Jim Hale has lived in Juneau for 18 years and is a parishioner at St. Paul's Catholic Church.
Living and growing: Why I love the Catholic Mass

...metaphor-like, through the poetry we are, through the word that is our own flesh. ? A native of New Jersey, Jim Hale has lived in Juneau for 18 years and is a parishioner at St. Paul's Catholic Church.
A new season of Mudrooms

...m.Where: Northern Light United Church, 400 West 11th StreetDetails: The speakers are Ryan Conarro, Rich Forst, Jim Hale, Michele Bonet Hale, Laura Haywood, Michael Kohan and Jerry Smetzer. $7 cash at the door. For more, visit mudrooms...
Marriage, gender and religion

...the spirit as much as that of the body - and doesn't really give a damn about the shape of a couple's genitals.? Jim Hale is a writer who has lived in Juneau for almost 18 years.
My Turn: Children find role models where they can

...The only thing children really need in the house is love and the security love gives us to become who we are. Come to think of it, I can't think of anything else that adults really need in the house, either. ? Jim Hale lives in Juneau.


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