When my classes start, especially Spring Term, I tend to miss a blog or two. These first few weeks were insanely busy, but I have a strong group of students this go-round. I know I probably always say that I have a strong group, but this group is a collecti...
Ohio is embroidered into most of my fiction, largely because it is so much of who I am. This is probably why I haven't been able to stop thinking about my recent trip to downtown Toledo, Ohio (my grandmother's hometown) at the end of 2013. In a brand new Fo...
I returned to San Antonio from my trip to AWP in Seattle on Saturday and got right back to work. I miss Seattle. It has the vibrancy of NYC, only with its own, more laid back personality. In Seattle, my husband and I ate at Etta's Seafood where I told the w...
It is just now 10 a.m., and I already had an eventful day. I have no fiction to share this week, and even though I should be working, I feel compelled to post about my day so far. I did something that I wasn't sure I could do this morning--I meditated for 2...
This week has been strange. The creative writing class I'm teaching started this week, so that's been fun. My husband has been in London until late yesterday, so I've had a lot of alone time. The puppy ate some toothpaste-colored plastic thing that I am yet...
“I don’t care if a reader hates one of my stories, just as long as he finishes the book.” —Roald Dahl I have some specific writing news to share later in the week. In the meantime, I wanted to share a realization I arrived at shortly after collecting and ar...
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Inside Amtrak's (Absolutely Awesome) Plan to Give Free Rides to Writers
Amtrak has begun offering “writers’ residencies” to, well, writers – long roundtrip rides aboard Amtrak trains dedicated solely for the purp
22 ingeniously defaced textbooks & exam papers
This is one way to pass the time when you haven't got a clue.
tunelessday’s childe | the wrong corner of the sky
bottles of beer exploded in freezer: 2. pages written: 0. rejections: 2. “the old man” references in m/s: 374. cash in pocket: $2. cups of c
Search results for "to begin again" (showing 1-20 of 35 books)
Search results for to begin again: To Begin Again, Or to Begin Again, TO BEGIN AGAIN, To Begin Again, To Begin Again, To Begin Again, Courag