Publishing News!

In bookstores today! Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers:a book by writers for writers, including my story “A Time (not) to Write” about my year of writer’s burnout. If you’re needing a bit of inspiration, here are101 stories to get you going again. Creative non-fiction writers out there: Chicken Soup for the Soul […]

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My Year in Stories — 2011 Reloaded

(Important! If the bottom of this post is cut off, try reloading the page. This usually works.) First, if you kept up with my stories in 2011, bless you. Really. I appreciate the encouragement. With 2011 behind us, it’s time to start looking back. Instead of running through my year’s stories chronologically, I’m going to […]

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My Year in Stories

Looking back at these storiesgives me a sense of self or better selves, of how I saw my world and how I wrote little worlds into being. My life as a writer is torn is so many directions. When I look at these stories, I’m challenged to find a single voice. Maybe I don’t have […]

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Published in Chicken Soup for the Soul

A brief sidestep from my usual fare. Nothing like an infomercial, right? I did, however, have this experience while traveling. Since my story “My Parents’ Worth” was published in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Tough Times, Tough People, I’ve taken up the habit of popping in to bookstores just to see if the book is […]

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