"I'm hooked. Snared by the facinating story plot, intrigued by the character (sed snail), and moved by the eloquence of the writers response to some very intimidating questions. I'm off to buy the book."
"I absolutely LOVED this book! Because it's about snails, it sounds like it would be boring but Bailey has a way of making it fun and interesting to read about. Plus, she makes it personal, which makes it that much more of a good book."
Come meet She Writes Founding Partner Deborah Siegel to discuss how She Writes can work for those of you in the Chicago area! 'Nuf 3rd person. I'll be in town next week visiting my family and would love to sit down with a small -- or large! -- handful of those interested in sharing thoughts and feedback about what women writers in the area hunger for most. An added enticement: Meet…See More
Books I've written, anthologies I've contributed to, and any scripts or plays I've authored:
Finding Iris Chang: Ambition, Friendship and the Loss of an Extraordinary Mind (2007)
All in My Head: An Epic Question to Cure an Unrelenting, Totally Unreasonable and Only Slightly Enlightening Headache (2005)
Her Way: Young Women Remake the Sexual Revolution (2000)
Feminist Fatale: Voices from the Twentysomething Generation Explore the Future of the Women's Movement (1991)
New anthology contributor:
Are We Feeling Better Yet? (on women and healthcare system)
Jane: Abortion and the Underground
A Cure for AIDS (short)
Seven Dates with Seven Writers
My writing is:
Nonfiction, Memoir, Plays, Journalism, Blog Posts
Outlets where I review books, TV, or film:
Occasionally, in guest blogs (such as nytimes.com in 2008 and now at msmagazine.com) I'm interested in doing more.
My professional associations:
Association of Women Journalists, Chicago's Women's Theater Alliance, Dramatists Guild, National Writer's Union, Society of Midland Writers, Association of Health Care Journalists
What I'm Reading Now:
Literary Mama anthology, Bad Mother by Ayelet Waldman
I wanted to connect with you and ask for your feedback. I recently did my first on-camera interview for the children's book on child sexual abuse prevention that I wrote, My Body Belongs to Me. Please let me know what you think when you have some time.
Hello and welcome to the Mother Writer group! I see you've already posted in the forums, but feel free to browse also. We look forward to hearing from you. When you have a chance stop back by and let us know a little more about, you.
Welcome to SHE WRITES, Paula! As one of the site's organizers, I'm so so glad that you are here!!! I'm sure you've checked out the Chicago Area Writers group that's formed? Hope all is going well with you. I'm dying to read Bad Mother -- I see you're reading it now... xoD
Thanks for inviting me to join! I'm looking forward to learning here from experts like yourself, particularly your thought on publicity/marketing efforts and on the craft of writing books with true journalistic depth and insight.
"And thanks, as always, Brooke, for your willingness to explore all of the options, advocate for us, and address our concerns. I just can't imagine an editor/publisher at one of the "Big Houses" taking this much time and care.…"
(This piece first appeared in the Brattleboro Commons in commemoration of Armed Services Day, May 18, 2013) Now that qualified women can enter combat officially, it’s a good time to remember the many roles women have played during wartime, whether…See More