November 19, 2017
‘Tis the season for Pushcart Prize nominations! Thanks so much to Lost Balloon for nominating my flash fiction, “Us, Anywhere” for the Pushcart Prize. It is one of my absolute fave pieces I have written, so natch, I’m incredibly honored to be included among so many other great writers.
Some cool stuff has happened. First, my chapbook ALL THE GHOSTS WE’VE ALWAYS HAD is getting published! Wheeeeeee! I am super excited for a variety of reasons. A) this little book is near to my heart. It’s small, but big, big love has gone into it. I adored writing it and
Just a little dollop of a blog post to drop some of my favorite “must-read” books for anyone looking to perk up their writing skills. I tend to dip into all different types of writing-advice books and craft styles, because I think it’s all about picking and choosing what works best for
August 29, 2017
No, I know summer isn’t officially over yet, but with school back in sesh, Labor day fast approaching, and lazy, slothlike days of summer soon to be over, I really need to update the ol’ blog (because slacker status) so I thought I’d write a little ditty about what I’ve been
July 30, 2017
The other day I looked over at my burgeoning bookcases. And I noticed how each shelf held a different literary vibe from a different part of my life.
May 19, 2017
I must admit, I do judge a book by its cover, and the cover of Steph Post’s LIGHTWOOD is gorgeous.
May 9, 2017
In the wise words of Miss Snark (and the note taped on my office wall as a kick-in-the-ass reminder) Query widely. Don’t fret about no. Get to yes. And guess what? I sure as shit did.
May 4, 2017
Today is my daughter’s second birthday, and to celebrate the birth—and life—of my little butterball babe, here are ten more things I’ve learned since we’ve both graduated to toddlerville.
April 23, 2017
Good writers, come and gather ’round and let me tell you about the coolest class I took this side of the Mississippi.