Tag Archives: writing
Yes, yes, we did our drawing. And we have a winner! When we met on Skype this week, I cut up little pieces of paper and Michelle and I added up the count. I threw them in the hat and … Continue reading
Last September I went to my first writers’ conference. I had the good fortune of running into a former classmate from a memoir writing class I had taken at The Muse, who I hadn’t seen for a few months. Jennifer.
We’ve really done it! Thanks to the America’s Got Stories contest from Koehler Books, we’ve been published! As you read in Jennifer’s post, I got my books first. Drove down to the Barnes & Noble, met some of the other … Continue reading
Buried under boxes and “Where should I put this?” has just been too much this move. I’m usually not so overwhelmed, but this move…
Are moves ever really smooth? I mean really? Your stuff gets broken, chipped. You can’t find the spoons to unpack so you have to eat with the ice cream scooper. You live around boxes, stepping over things. You go without … Continue reading
Looks like the dreaded move is almost upon us. When Jennifer and I looked at the calendar today, we could hardly believe it. Next week is our last meeting. Face to face that is. She’s moving away. Not to worry! … Continue reading
Memoir writing is tough. Every chapter is its own unique emotional wringer. Jennifer and I have a (rather unique) way of combating this, and though the silly hats definitely take the edge off, the cooking and having fun in the … Continue reading