I'm a freelance non-fiction writer and editor, formerly a newspaper reporter and in-house book editor and copywriter. I also love training/teaching. Going on over 15 years as a professional writer, though pretty much have been writing since I could hold a pencil!
I'll be reading from my new memoir, The Possibility of Everything (www.thepossibilityofeverything.com) and talking about memoir writing at Warwick's Books in La Jolla at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10. Hoping that you can make it--would love to meet some SheWrites members in the San Diego area. I'm up in LA, myself.
"This brings to mind the recent NYT op-ed by Joanne Lipman, "The Mismeasure of Woman" (Oct. 24, 2009). She talks about how it is the subtler messages in our culture that keep women (and, I would add, people of color) from truly…"
I'll be reading from my new memoir, The Possibility of Everything (www.thepossibilityofeverything.com) and talking about memoir writing at Warwick's Books in La Jolla at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 10. Hoping that you can…"
"Saw you on Writer PhD group and checked your page -- I was a Comm grad student as well (at UW-Madison and UCSD - Media/Cultural Studies) and presented at NCA years back! Nice to "meet" you and welcome to SheWrites!"
"I keep trying to get away from academia, but I just can't! Actually, my parents are academics, so it's hopeless (and I do still think like an academic in many ways!). I have "half a PhD," I like to say (not quite ABD), and also…"
"I love your dream of a book club that reads shorter articles or short stories, Miriam -- I lobbied for that with my last book club when we all got very busy having babies and such, but we ended up slowly disbanding instead. I love books, but what if…"
"The two rules that I keep in mind as I'm posting to social media are: 1. is this dignified? 2. would it horribly embarrass my teenaged daughter? If the answer to 1. is yes and the answer to 2. is no, then I go ahead. Otherwise, I censor."
Welcome to the Southern Writers group. First, please visit our "Kitchen Sink" discussion to get into the swing of things. Also, be sure to introduce yourself on the "Roll Call" discussion, and then just jump in and do…"