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.
I am thrilled to have had the opportunity to interview New York Times-bestselling author Lauren Oliver on her experiences as an editor, a writer, and the founder of literary incubator Paper Lantern Lit. In October of last year, I heard Ms. Oliver speak on a panel at the Boston Book Festival. She discussed her […]
A few weeks ago, I got my very first rejection from a publisher. And I was thrilled. I’m finally in the club! Every legitimate writer has been rejected—and now, so have I! The rejection was initially complimentary, and noted a couple of things I had been trying to do with the manuscript were working. What […]
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 […]