Here you'll find current musings, as well as the archives from two blogs of yesteryear: YoungMarriedMom and What I Learned While Writing a Novel. Please comment and share. We love well when we are in conversation with one another.
The first Saturday morning I left our apartment to dedicate a block of time to writing, I simply hoped to find a seat at the coffee shop near an electrical outlet. I arrived at the Starbucks on 7th Avenue in Park Slope, Brooklyn, some time around ten am. All week, I’d been looking forward […]
Part of what I love about writing is how isolated it can be. I am, in a lot of ways, an introvert and a homebody. I like being in my own place, both mentally and physically. But that isn’t the whole story. Without the balance of the community aspect of writing—whether it’s reading someone […]
Let’s pretend, for a moment, that this blog is called, “What I Learned While Training for a Half Marathon.” Okay, go. What I learned over the past twelve weeks, while I was, indeed, training for a half marathon, is that I need to do something consistently before I can do it well. […]