"I have to say I knew very little about Ray Bradbury except that he had an extremely loyal fan base. I love his writing tips. They make so much sense. I'm going to try and hold onto "don't think" when I sit down at the computer.…"
I thought of you while reading Iyanla Vanzant's memoir "Peace from Broken Pieces." She explains the intention of her book: "I want to encourage you to remember that this is my story; how I see it and how I…"
"It was a good Rally. The keynote speaker was inspiring and Bonnie Jo Campbell (a Nat'l Book Award nominee) was both hilarious and instructional. She really opened my eyes to the freedom of cutting right to the guts and gore of a…"
"Lisa, thank you for your wisdom, and for sharing your experience in a comment on my last Pink and Blue post. I really appreciate your words:
"My feminism has changed forms since becoming a mother. If I listen to my children, pay…"
"I had my kids in the late 80's, first a boy then a girl. I was determined to raise them androgynously. My son had a doll (that he never bonded with). My daughter wore her brother's hand-me-downs. She loved dolls and…"
"My fellow SheWriters have given this question careful consideration, and I've mulled over the varied perspectives, mixing it with my own. There seems to be a contingent that's saying, "My experience with motherhood can help other…"
I haven't met many (or any) writers from the Lansing area. I'm currently dividing my time between Newaygo and Ann Arbor, where I work part time as a writer for the U-M News Service. Hoping to move to Newaygo full time in the near future.
Lisa, thank you for your wisdom, and for sharing your experience in a comment on my last Pink and Blue post. I really appreciate your words:
"My feminism has changed forms since becoming a mother. If I listen to my children, pay attention to the separate rhythms of their hearts, then I have my guide. Sometimes I notice gender, but mostly I see an incredible human being."
Hi Lisa, I am very new to this site, but your comment on my comment (;o) really reminded me that this is a community of supportive, creative women who "get" what the process and projects of writing are all about. It really is about connections, about allowing ourselves to be vulnerable in our writing, about exposing who we are. I am so excited to be here. Thank you.
"Meg--What is truly inspiring about this recent boost in sales is that this is for a book you published years ago (I know because I just read the sample and bought it). It proves that an author's backlist can still have a lot of life in…"