So long, friend.

I think it’s an understatement to say that the past few years have magnified how divisive the internet can be. Articles and books have been written—I have even written—about how easy it is for people to hide behind their keyboards and lob insults at folks they will never see. And if we’re being honest, sometimes … More So long, friend.

It’s Personal

I can’t remember when it became clear to me that writing was something I was good at, something no one had to teach me. I learned things, of course, technique and precision, and I found my voice, my own style, which apparently involves borderline run-on sentences and lots of comma splices, but whatever. My point … More It’s Personal

Slow boil

Thanks to those of you who posted questions or bits of inspiration on my last post. Yesterday after I finished typing my desperate plea for help, I feverishly clicked PUBLISH and then ran out to my car and had a panic attack. Okay, I actually ran out to my car because I had an off-campus … More Slow boil

No big surprise

It probably won’t shock any of you to hear that I’m taking the new job. As soon as I have an actual contract in my hand I’ll give you more details, but I thought I’d address some of your questions/concerns (because I know you’ve just been on the edge of your seat waiting for more!). … More No big surprise

Just shoot me

Let me start by saying that this getting up an hour before the kid has been working out pretty well for me, but not so much for my writing habit, which is why I started doing it in the first place. I won’t bore you with reasons why I haven’t been writing, but they are … More Just shoot me