Category Archives: writing

AWP

This is where I’ll be spending the next three days. I can’t wait!

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Scrivener

Earlier this summer I downloaded the free trial of a writing program called Scrivener. I have always used Word, but find organization within that program frustrating. I often keep a separate document for notes and a third for an outline. … Continue reading

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on submissions

At the moment, I have six short stories that I consider ready for publication. It’s entirely unpredictable which does and doesn’t get attention. The story that was published in The Gettysburg Review was one of my most criticized at BU. … Continue reading

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“The Last Con”

                    The Spring 2012 issue of The Gettysburg Review was in my mailbox when I got home from work today.  With my story in it.  I love the cover art, don’t … Continue reading

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writers & kitties

An entire blog devoted to writers & kitties.  Genius.

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the castle

Last night I gave a reading at Boston University at The Castle with 8 of the other Global Fellows.  I was nervous, reading in front of so many people, but I think I did well.  I read the first few … Continue reading

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story

I spent this snowy afternoon lost in “The United States of Tara”, via streaming Netflix.  If you haven’t seen it, it’s about a woman (played by Toni Collette, one of my favorite actresses; if you haven’t seen “Japanese Story” you … Continue reading

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