Post Directory

The Reading Life:

Book Reviews

Harmony by Carolyn Parkhurst

The Girls by Emma Cline (personal essay hybrid)

Hag-Seed by Margaret Atwood

The Book of the Unnamed Midwife by Meg Elison

The Chibok Girls by Helon Habila

Waveform: 21st Century Essays by Women Ed. by Marcia Aldrich

The Darkest Child by Delores Phillips

The Spectacular History of Superwomen by Hope Nicholson

The Girl with the Red Balloon by Katherine Locke

How to Survive a Summer by Nick White

The Lying Game by Ruth Ware

Spoonbenders by Daryl Gregory

Artemis by Andy Weir

The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton


Bookish Thoughts

A Case for Rereading

The Rules of Book Club

Litsy App Review

Monogamy: Not a Universally Perfect Policy (for books)

Random Lines Poem

My Nine Most Reread Books for #BookLoversDay


The Writing Life:

How I Got my Agent

Planning a Writing Staycation

Taking Notes

Getting Motivated with Writing Challenges

A Case for Boredom

Ransomware and writers

Obscenities and Fiction

The Similarities Between Running and Writing

Querying Trenches and Community

#pitmad- No Reason to Get Mad about Pitches

Leave it On The Page

Writing: Accepting an Invitation No One Sent

Forging a Successful Beta-Reader Relationship

Revision Tricks and Tips: Or, How to Make Your Manuscript Less Awkward than I was at Senior Prom

Shiny New Things and Slumps


Life Etc.

Joni Mitchell’s Blue

Grab the Comics, Willya?

Conference Wrap-Up

Six Ways to Celebrate Social Media

My Year and a Half Facebook Free

A Midas Day, and Not

Adulting the Heck out of It

Birthdays, Brothers, and The Bone Witch

Great Expectations, Realistic Love Life

(Un)Perfect Parenting

The Resolute Hope of Sunflowers

Nerd Alert



2016 in Review

Wrap-Up for February 2017

Wrap-Up for March 2017

Wrap-Up for April 2017

Wrap-Up for May 2017

Wrap-Up for June 2017

Wrap-Up for July 2017

Wrap-Up for August 2017

Wrap-Up for September 2017