Sara July 7, 2022 0 Comments

Mark your calendars! Thursday, July 14th @ Women & Children First (virtual)8:00 ET / 7:00 CT I’ll be in conversation with author Christine Sneed for a reading and Q&A about XO!Full details &

Sara July 1, 2022 0 Comments

Though I do keep a somewhat current Goodreads list, I far prefer the pleasure of a handwritten reading log. I dedicate the final page of every journal to this, and it just so

Sara May 28, 2022 0 Comments

Mark your calendars! Tuesday, June 21st @ Pagination Bookshop (virtual)7:30 ET / 6:30 CT I'll be in conversation with Michael Wheaton of Autofocus and Jen Murvin of Pagination Bookshop for a reading and

Sara December 16, 2021 0 Comments

Though I'm nowhere near caught up to reading through my TBR pile (will I ever be? are the books multiplying like rabbits in the night?), it was a fabulous reading year for me,

Sara November 12, 2021 0 Comments

I. The plan for this month's post was to write about white space. Some of you may know that I identify as a minimalist. As a lifestyle choice, this means I try not

Sara September 30, 2021 0 Comments

Last weekend, a dear writer-friend and I booked a mini-writing retreat/escape at Melville's Arrowhead property in Pittsfield. Arrowhead houses The Mastheads, five open-air studios with scenic views. The studios lack wifi and electricity,

Sara September 8, 2021 0 Comments

Why are we drawn to what we're drawn to? What clues to the creative process might be revealed from our obsessions? Can these obsessions yield art?Here are the opening passages from a failed

Sara August 10, 2021 0 Comments

plus an upcoming class on developing your short fiction * Exciting news for a Tuesday: Water: Selkies, Sirens & Sea Monsters publishes today! 🧜🏾‍♀️ Order a copy! 🧜‍♂️🧜🏻‍♀️ Available on Amazon, Barnes &

Sara July 26, 2021 0 Comments

Hello, dear blog readers! This summer feels (at least to me) like a liminal space. A bit free, a bit not quite free; busy but also quiet. Steve and I have both been