I remember last year when the movie Home came out. I really wanted to see it because it featured a little girl who looks a bit like so many of the little girls I have taught and loved over the years. I was especially excited when it came to theaters in the Dominican Republic, so … Continue reading Representation
One 30 Rock-inspired blog post is never enough. So here's another about why Liz Lemon is the greatest. (Clicking on the links will lead you to awesome screen caps of our gal Lemon.) 1. She's the boss. Liz Lemon started a show with her friend and worked hard and believed in it until it became (kind … Continue reading Here’s the thing about Liz Lemon
I've been trying to convince myself that it's okay that I haven't been writing lately. That it's not a big deal that I have four abandoned novels whose characters keep popping up in my thoughts and dreams. Who cares that I haven't written a blog post in a week? Not me! No big deal! I've … Continue reading Here’s the thing about husband-babies-future balls of yarn
Nobody encourages me to write more than Elora, a woman who I've never met, but on whose blog I have spent much time. This is what she says today on Facebook: I finished the first draft of my second novel a few weeks ago. I almost quit. When I wrote that last word in the … Continue reading Here’s the thing about writing fire
I'm finally back into the second draft of Grayson of the Commonwealth. These words inspire me today.