One morning a while back my husband started doing the dishes at 6 AM – bless him. But the water running, dishes clanging, and his steady coughing/sniffling from week-long allergies – it was all giving me a headache. I was … Continue reading Have the Conversation
I used to despise writing workshops. When I first started grad school, I was so afraid of group critiques and workshops. The whole environment, culture, and practices of writers in general were foreign to me. As you saw in my … Continue reading Being Open to Criticism
I’m not an open person. I don’t generally talk about real things unless I feel extremely comfortable with you – which means we’ve been friends for several years. With others, it’s merely surface things. I have no problem talking about … Continue reading What I Fear About Writing
I hate ab days in the gym. In case you haven’t noticed from my gym references in posts and everyday conversation, I’m a pretty diehard gym rat. And yes, I have the shirt to prove it. Okay I don’t actually … Continue reading What Weaknesses?