Not much to read on this post... just a lot of clicking. Here are three things* you can do to scratch your reading itch this holiday season. * plus a bonus if you're in the San Francisco Bay Area. Happy reading and happy holidays!
A friend approaches an author at a party. "So, what's your new book about?" The author swirls the wine in her glass, takes a deep breath, and begins. “Well, there’s this woman, see, and she’s being held hostage in her kitchen by her son, and he tries to get her to listen to him but... Continue Reading →
The five things I'll make this quick, because I'm kinda fried. I snore, which I would be doing in the photo above if it weren't an awkwardly posed selfie. I dislike emptying the dishwasher but try to turn it into an exercise in mindfulness, which works only sometimes. I get cranky when I'm tired. I... Continue Reading →
I never considered myself to be someone who has a problem being vulnerable. After all, I put myself out there every day—as an editor, a speaker, a teacher, a birth doula, a parent. But my self-conception may be, like most people’s, somewhat inaccurate. This becomes evident as I count down to the release of my... Continue Reading →
I’ve been struggling to find a writing recipe for getting through the intolerable middle of writing my novel, as I discussed in March. Now I think my inability to find a step-by-step guide out of the morass is a symptom of my personality that applies to more things than writing. I realized this a couple... Continue Reading →