Today’s the big day!
Perfect reads for all ages on MLK Day
So… over the past couple of years I wrote a book. Last March I submitted the manuscript for Uncluttered. Later that spring I revised, hunted down citations, and worked with a fabulous team of editors who alternately served as exhorters, critics, and cheerleaders, depending on what each paragraph needed most. I got a first peek…… Continue reading So… I Wrote a Book
Gifts to give that won’t add to the mess.
Because we’re deep into Newbornlandia over here (mad props to my mom, who is saving our sanity with laundry and kid wrangling and newborn rocking so I can actually get a gosh darned shower now and then), I don’t have any words of my own to offer this week, but I do have some fantastic reads for…… Continue reading Words of Wisdom
Where to begin when you want to share your words with the world.
For anyone dreaming a creative dream you fear will never come true, keep at it.
On editors, cover art, gratitude, and joy
Jane Smiley used to ride at the same barn where I took a few lessons in my youth. You know, Pulitzer prize winner Jane Smiley, author of a dozen NY Times bestsellers? That Jane Smiley. I groupie-stalked her from afar. She looked so… normal. I’d never read one of her books–I still haven’t, to be honest–but I was…… Continue reading The Magical Land of Writing a Book