Ted Chiles, an economist with a doctorate from Penn State University, moved to California in the summer of 2002. As expected of all new Californians, he evolved and became a writer. He has published non-fiction and fiction and co-authored a ten-minute play with his wife, the poet Chella Courington.
Articles by Ted Chiles
What Makes A Good Coffee Shop? June 12, 2005 (Ted Chiles) Sometimes it's good to get out of the house and banish the truth that writing is a solitary activity. This is the first of a series by Ted Chiles and Chella Courington about finding alternative place to write. (complete article...)
A Weekend for Writers June 12, 2005 (Ted Chiles) With five other writers, I sat looking out the French doors and listened to tales of death, bigotry, delusion, altered time, and an eleven-year-old girl pondering the name on a church pew. I then shared my tale of a man with a knife in his back in Matt Pallamary's Fiction Intensive, “Breathing Life into Your Fiction,” sponsored by the Santa Barbara Writer's Conference (SBWC). (complete article...)