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As I was reading this book, I was reminded of two axioms about writing:
- Just because it is true doesn’t mean it is a good story or that it should be in a story. 232 more words
I first met award-winning writer and journalist Dorri Olds through Susan Shapiro’s essay writing class. I was overcome by her positivity in contexualizing her recovery process through her work, which has become required reading for a Victimology course at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY. 2,209 more words
Even if I wrecked my back in the process.
After graduate school, as a single, broke freelancer, I spent years of hot months in the big city partying and sweating in a black bikini with a series of bad boyfriends atop my unpaved Manhattan building, christened Tar Beach. 1,463 more words
Incredibly honored and excited to participate in the 2015 Writer’s Digest Annual Conference.
I’ll be speaking on a panel titled “HOW, WHEN & WHY TO SWITCH WRITING GENRES,” to be moderated by the brilliant and amazing 121 more words