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The Generous Spirit of Andrea Fekete Wed Nov 16 2016
I don’t have sports heroes, and I don’t know the names of the current Hollywood A-Listers. My heroes are writers. Artists. People who try to find the most honest truth, and hold it in their hand for everyone else to see. read this article
#writing #friends #WVWCMFA #poetry
The Importance of Stories Sat Feb 25 2017
I hate writing about writing, and I don’t think other people particularly like to read other people’s blogs about writing. Yet, here I am unable to resist, because I have fallen in love with stories again. read this article
#Writing #Books
My First Time Speaking at a Writer’s Conference: My Takeaways from HippoCamp17 Mon Sep 11 2017
Being a speaker shift my mindset from, “talking to people is terribly scary,” to “I am a professional and I have a responsibility to do the talking thing.” read this article
#Writing #HippoCamp #Presenting
Writing Books and Chasing Dreams—But First, Survive the Diaper Years Tue Oct 24 2017
The world doesn’t give you this much material and expect you to wait to write it down. I had already waited long enough. view at thedebutanteball
#Writing #DebutanteBall #Aging
GUEST POST: Lara Lillibridge on Writing and Family Thu Feb 08 2018
They say you never know someone until you divorce them, and it seems you never really know your family until you write about them. view at heartwoodlitmag
#Writing #Memoir #Family
My Support System Has a Few Unexpected Characters… Tue Feb 20 2018
My support system is made up of people from several different categories. view at thedebutanteball
#Writing #DebutanteBall #SupportSystems
We Need Uniforms Thu Oct 19 2017
My nine-year-old wrote this for school. I think he deserves an A. read this article
#SchoolEssay #ProudMama #Writing
My Love-Hate Relationship With First Drafts Tue Nov 28 2017
As a writer, we don’t get a lot of positive reinforcement along the way, and that little gray-on-gray page- and word-counter in the lower left corner of my screen gives me a tremendous feeling of accomplishment. view at thedebutanteball
#DebutanteBall #FirstDrafts #Writing
Timeline of a Memoir Tue Dec 05 2017
I have a cold so I’m eschewing complete sentences this week. Instead, I spent an inordinate amount of time on mediocre graphics. view at thedebutanteball
#DebutanteBall #Timeline #Writing
Writing Through Distractions of the Small Child Variety Tue Jan 09 2018
Writing for me has always involved coping with distractions of the small child variety. Yet, I earned two college degrees and wrote over one thousand pages while mothering two small creatures over nearly a decade, and I like to think I didn’t do a half-bad job at either endeavor—at least so far. view at thedebutanteball
#Parenting #DebutanteBall #Writing #WritingWhileMothering
In Conversation With Leslie Lawrence, Author of "The Death of Fred Astaire" Wed May 24 2017
Interview style book review of a marvelous essay collection about life, learning, and teaching. There are also children and dogs. read this article
#BookReview #QueerParenting #essays #writing #LeslieLawrence

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