Let’s Spread Some Writerly Cheer

Last night on Twitter, I saw this tweet and thought, “Yes, yes, it has.” here’s something to do before the end of the year: if a writer wrote something this year that meant something to you (a book, an article, a poem, even a tweet), send them a...

This Writer’s Gratitude List

To be honest, gratefulness isn’t the first emotion to come to mind on Thanksgiving this year. That space is, sadly, reserved for grief now. I hope that won’t always be the case. But on this first anniversary of my mother’s death from cancer, I find...

This Writer's Gratitude List

To be honest, gratefulness isn’t the first emotion to come to mind on Thanksgiving this year. That space is, sadly, reserved for grief now. I hope that won’t always be the case. But on this first anniversary of my mother’s death from cancer, I find...

Gratitude, a Top Ten

10. The show Parenthood because it makes me laugh and cry. 9. Pets who sleep at my feet when I watch Parenthood. 8. Steamed milk with agave and vanilla. 7. All the plays my mom directed when I was a kid. They give me songs to sing when I need to clear my head. 6. My...