"So glad you want to join the fun at Litquake, and I will definitely be going to lots of the events and volunteering in some capacity again. I don't live in the City, but am always happy to drive in for the high-level literary events. If…"
"Nancy, sorry for the delay in getting back....busy weekend. Great...(shaking hands) we're friends. So, I will go to Litquake and check it out, sounds amazing. I live in Livermore so I need some press for my novel in SF. Do you live in SF? Love…"
"It has been inspiring and motivating to read your words while I am stalled on a novel-in-progress as I pack to move again, my life twirling around me, daughter about to graduate. Your honesty and your desire to make fine distinctions for us is…"
Ok, let's be writer friends. You asked how Litquake is beneficial for authors: authors can do readings, they can propose an event and invite a few authors to join them to read and eat or drink at some cool venue, participate on…"
"Michelle, I can't fully express my jealousy reading your list. With a teenager graduating from high school in June, a husband changing law firms so we need to U-Haul stuff away, and our entire family moving from one house to another…"
I write fiction and essays, plus lots of rants and unsubtle observations in my journal. I'm a journalist by training who fell in love with fiction and earned an MFA at California College of the Arts in San Francisco, an experience that pushed my writing beyond its comfy set-point.
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
My novel-in progress is my current job; I've published essays.
Media outlets that I currently write for:
My writing is:
Fiction, Nonfiction, Memoir, Journalism
Outlets where I review books, TV, or film:
Services I offer to other writers:
I host a writing salon for advanced fiction writers.
I'm part of these writers' groups or salons:
Yes, the one I started after attending the Squaw Valley Community of Writers workshops last summer. I had to keep the conversation going!
I found out about She Writes from:
Lauren Cerand's article in Poets&Writers this issue ; D
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Nancy, sorry for the delay in getting back....busy weekend. Great...(shaking hands) we're friends. So, I will go to Litquake and check it out, sounds amazing. I live in Livermore so I need some press for my novel in SF. Do you live in SF? Love to get together some day and chat about writing!
This is something that harks back to The Old Country of Broads, no matter our ethnicity or class. Don't kid yourself. A woman with an engagement ring so large it can only be looked at through a pinhole in a shoe box will, yes, register for a silicon…See More