Lately, I’ve been racking up rejections. It’s nothing new (I’ve been in the publishing game for about two decades now), but it never gets any easier. Partly this new long-list of (often kind
Raise your hand if you’re a self-identifying perfectionist. Now, raise your hand if you’re a closet perfectionist, passing off as Type B or laid back, but secretly freaking out unless everything is JUST
May is Short Story Month! It wasn’t until I landed in grad school that I embraced short stories. Now, I find it hard to read anything else (ok, that's an exagerration, but only
On Mondays, during my son’s second nap, I don’t work. It might seem counterintuitive, to take a break so early in the workweek. But this purposeful pause is anything but ineffective. It’s a
Some days, writing is hard. Other days, words flow like a river of magic. It’s taken some time, but I’ve noticed that when I’m in the zone, when words come easily, it’s because
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