Just for fun: Here’s a Contributor’s Note I wrote in a memoir workshop recently. The assignment was to play with a creative version of what might appear in the back if we were ever to publish a book. Continue reading
The first time I pondered this question was with my group of 6th grade girl classmates who had just been shown ‘the period movie’ without the boys. Continue reading
In honor of the New Year, I’ve been asked to re-post this blog from 2013. It’s convenient because… Continue reading
I recently flew cross-country to attend my high school reunion. Now is there a cooler year to be the graduating class of or WHAT? Continue reading
Personally, I liked my title better. They also made a few changes to which I prefer the original. The art work doesn’t look like me at all.
And one reader is making comments at the end of the online version that are … well … interesting. When people who follow my blog comment on it, it’s usually friendly, and it feels intimate. When a total stranger is critical in a huge public forum, well, let’s just say I hadn’t anticipated it! Oh, the vicissitudes of fame!
But all that said, I’m still thrilled!
Most writers questions whether their work is any good. If they’re not questioning, it’s probably not very good.
Having blog followers and facebook Likes is one way to feel good. Getting published is another. Getting paid is still another. Today I have all three!
I send my genuine thanks to anyone who has supported my return to writing after many years.