This summer I moved from Brooklyn to Chicago with my husband and toddler twins. I thought the change in locale might help slow me down. The opposite happened instead. The pace of a writing life has little to do, sometimes, with the city outside one’s head.
She Writes asked me to share…Continue
In this town of writerly goodness, every once in a while an event rolls around that I feel I just can't miss. Still trying to line up a sitter, but damned if I won't be there. If anywhere near NYC tonight, I strongly encourage you to hightail it to this panel too -- which features members of my awesome authors' group, and the founder of…Continue
I wasn’t planning on spending a day and a half turning around an op-ed. But when editors from certain venues call, I jump. Some opportunities are just too good to turn down.
Colleagues—especially, often, academics, and especially, often, fellow writing mamas—sometimes ask me how it’s possible to turn something around with the speed that today’s media requires when you've got so much ELSE, er, going on. So I thought I’d break it down, blow by blow, in an effort to…