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The Write Place #4: Charlotte Huang

I’m writing this post from the driver’s seat of my car, which is parked outside the field where my sons practice soccer. It’s one of the three places that I regularly write. 388 more words

The Write Place #3: Vanessa Garcia

Writing like a Gypsy


I used to wake up every morning between 5 and 6am; hit my computer at home even before brushing my teeth. I used to pride myself on writing before brushing. 564 more words

The Write Place #2: Lee Kelly

There was a point in my life where I couldn’t write unless I was at my favorite coffee shop, with iMusic playing an instrumental soundtrack, and a skim latte by my laptop. 461 more words

A Room With a View

I am looking out of the window from our hotel room at the Westin Bonaventure in Los Angeles, California. Thankfully, for this professional conference my husband is attending, we were given a room that faces the Los Angeles Public Library, an historic and beautiful building. 593 more words


Djerassi Deadline One Week Away!

Fellow writers… This is your reminder that the deadline to apply for my 2016 YA Novel Workshop-Retreat at the gorgeous Djerassi Resident Artists Program in the mountains of Northern California is… 267 more words


The Teaching, the Inspiration, the Chupacabra, the Not-Writing

This has been my most public year, ever, in my life. It’s been wonderful… and it’s also been somewhat of an adjustment for a shy person like me. 1,113 more words


The Write Place #1: Laura Perez

Let me begin by saying that for me, nothing beats a notebook and a smooth writing pen. I hesitate to use this word, but here it is: I’m a bit of a pen “whore.” They are like pretty play things. 593 more words