If Virginia Woolf Jumped Off a Bridge, Would You?

Virginia Woolf jotted down story ideas, lines, scribbles, when they came to her, then stuffed them into a drawer and went back to whatever she … Read the rest

The Good & The Bad: Spring Edition

“Every year, back comes Spring, with nasty little birds yapping their fool heads off and the ground all mucked up with plants.” ~Dorothy Parker I … Read the rest

Recap: The Good and The Bad

It’s been a long month away from my very own blog and being back feels cozy as bunny slippers.  I’m truly looking forward to hunkering … Read the rest

Play Pretend Prof: Technically, I’m Qualified

So, I’ve got this degree.  It’s a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing and it’s terminal.  Sad but true.  I always thought that once … Read the rest

Treasure Map 2010

If you do something two years in a row, I guess you can start calling it an annual event.  So, here I go posting my Annual … Read the rest

2010 AWP Conference: Shot through with bullets

Flarf, narrative cross-dressing,… crank verse?  Am I at the right conference???

Drunk Blogging *hic*

When I drink brandy I always think of Scarlett O’Hara.  I rarely crave it, but tonight, on the occasion of finishing the third revision of … Read the rest

First Draft

My summer project this year was to finish the first draft of a novel.  Done.  70K and a solid plot.  And yet, oh so much … Read the rest

Stanley Hotel

I’m very uncool because I’ve never read The Shining, nor seen the movie with Jack Nicholson (though my husband (V) has given me the full … Read the rest

Treasure Map 2009

For those who follow Astrology, you probably know more about this than I do.  A friend let me in on the annual "Treasure Mapping" event … Read the rest