Tag Archives: writing

once upon a time

The Insecurities of Being a Writer

I’m just going to throw this out there. Sometimes. Most times. I find being a writer downright depressing. Fiction writing, that is. This blog post is easy, but is a direct result of procrastinating and avoiding the novel in progress, a.k.a. WIP for work in progress. I’m afraid to even open the document because staring […]

Of Moss or Men?

What’s the Story About?

In a writing workshop with the wonderful Ted Gup, he told us every story should ask two questions: What is the story about? and What is the story about? That may seem too Zen to be practical. But think about it. It’s true everywhere you look. To Kill a Mockingbird is about how Scout’s brother […]

American bald eagle

The Nature of Character

I recently learned that all four baby eagles I’d watched hatch and fledge from a nest in Iowa last year, thanks to a web cam, have died. Mostly from electrocution. Power poles are dangerous. It struck me as incredibly sad, but also as an important lesson about nature—bad things happen. The parent eagles are back […]

Women’s Week 2014

I’ve had the good fortune to attend Women’s Week for several years now and have something to read each time. Sacchi Green started it all by organizing a reading for a group of us at Vixen. A dark, black room with harsh spotlights on us readers at the front. Vixen has since been transformed into […]

Freefall

I’ve been pushed out of an airplane and am waiting to see if my chute opens. This is the exciting part. This is where the action is. Will I land gently and on target, or will I crash into that guy’s barn? I joke, but that really happened recently on the Cape. Two men died. […]

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Shortness of Breadth

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M A G P I E à la modus operandi

Memories by Marguerite Quantaine

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books and things.

Zestful Writing

Thoughts on Writing and Life

Irrelevant Cyberspeak

because you don't have anything better to do...

Miz Chef

Cooking Up a Healthy Life

Ruth Perkinson

Author & Spiritual Teacher

Nicola Griffith

Writer. Queer cripple with a PhD. Seattle & Leeds.

Writer Unboxed

about the craft and business of fiction

Blackadder Blogs

Jesse Blackadder on writing, books, life.

Karin Kallmaker - Romance, Women, Words

Love is the universal story. Women loving women are the heroes of our own lives. Author Karin Kallmaker's site and shop.

Ann McMan – Treehouse Studio

Thoughts on Writing and Life

Missouri Vaun

Writer of lesbian romance

Clifford Mae Henderson

Thoughts on Writing and Life