I had a baby!

Yep, I’m a mom now. Be afraid, world, be very afraid.   In all seriousness, though, my little Turbo* was born last week and things have been going pretty well so far–on the baby front. The writing front? Not so much, but no one’s blaming me, least of all myself. So until I post again, […]

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Inspiration Fix

I’ve hit a bump in the road the last couple of weeks. Remember how I set a goal to finish my WIP by the end of January? Yeah, it didn’t so much happen. Which isn’t a big deal. It was a self-imposed deadline, so I’m not gonna worry about. What is a big deal is […]

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Thinking of Going Back to School?

Though, if you’re thinking about getting your MFA, then I highly recommend the low-residency program at Converse College. Application deadline is February 15th. Click here for more info on the program. Click here for my post about why I chose a low-residency MFA and why I’m so happy I did.

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Write Until Something Surprises You

My fabulous prof, Leslie Pietrzyk, reminds us of this advice at every residency. It’s become one of my favorite mantras. (And apparently one of her favorite teachers, Richard Bausch, imparted those words of wisdom to Leslie. And thus, the circle continues…) Things have been quiet here this week because my attention has been on getting all […]

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This is How You Feel After a Full Day of Writing

At least, I feel brain dead. My second and last full rough draft of my thesis arrives at my professor’s today. I have one month and one week until the final draft is due. You could say I’m excited. And a little freaked out. Is it going to be good enough? I do feel that this draft […]

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I Has the Tunnel Vision

Sorry for the lack of posts the last half of the week, but this has been me all week: Sleep? Food? Husband? My house is on fire? ITDOESN’TMATTERMUSTKEEPWRITINGMYHCARACTERSNEEDME!!!

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