What are the Pink and Blue Diaries? Hey, I'm still figuring that out. In the meantime, I'm using this page--and a tumblr blog--to ease into my next writing project thing (aka maybe book?!), which will be, broadly speaking, about the gendering of childhood. Who am I? Deborah Siegel, creator of Girl w/Pen and one of the early co-creators of She Writes. Happy to have you join me here! You can also reach me at my regular profile page here at She Writes or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Deborah Siegel, author/blogger and mama of toddler twins, shares notes and strategies on writing/life fit as she works toward her next thing.
Standing under the clock in Grand Central Station waiting for my friend to arrive, I breathed deeply. All around me people were scurrying to their meetings and lunches (with their editor? their agent? their…Continue
Ask me five years ago and I’d have told you I’d be first in line to challenge gender stereotypes if ever I had kids myself. I minored in feminist cultural studies! I believeboys and girls are made, not just born! But sixteen months into parenting my boy/girl twins, I’m starting to wonder how I’ll ever ensure that my boy grows up…Continue