Participating in the Connecticut affiliate of the National Writing Project, where I am a teacher fellow, has required that I… Read more Congratulations–you’re the worst. Love, The Voices in Your Head
One of the biggest insults I’ve ever received was meant to be a compliment. When discussing with someone what I… Read more The writer’s search for meaning–in text and in life
I give myself a hard time sometimes because when I look in the mirror, I am forced to realize: I… Read more What is writing?
First: Many people have a compulsion to write. There is no law against it and doing it makes them happy… Read more Quote-worthy Hemingway
Short-shorts. Flash. Very short stories. Micro-fiction. Vignettes. Fragments. There are countless names for stories that want to be told–but whose… Read more On short-short stories
OK, that’s not entirely true. I’m completely immersed in many wonderful, wonderful readings for classes. That does mean, however, that… Read more Reading, reading, reading… when I’d rather be writing.
Today, I am torn. Between the urge to edit and re-write a story I began last week, in the midst… Read more Woolf, Woolf, More Woolf.
One of the best gifts you can give a writer is (aside from reading his/her book) a note, however brief,… Read more Writer-ly Loveliness
What I wish I was doing: “In 2012, the world is coming to London for the Olympics and I’m going… Read more Reading my way through summer
It’s spring break week. I’ve vowed to myself that I would do a number of things this week: 1. Write… Read more Can’t. Stop. Posting.