Should women swear like men do? Or should we be held to a different standard? […]
No blog this week, as I get ready for the Willamette Writers’ Conference that starts tonight and runs through Sunday! It’s the largest writers’ conference west of the Mississippi River, with over 750 participants. I’m looking forward to spending time with my fellow writers!
Jane Austen wrote that she was “the most unlearned and uninformed woman who ever dared to be an authoress.” The message is bad. We tell ourselves crap. […]
Sometimes you have to bet on yourself. Jane Austen did. Who else should you bet on? […]
Yesterday I wrote “Finis” on a 304-page first draft of my latest novel. It was a hard slog, but I was motivated […]
I take the holidays off to reflect about the past year and the upcoming year.[…]
It’s been a rough and tiring political season. But I learned one important lesson from it. […]
A man said he didn’t want the kids in his town knowing about its past. I was startled. Then I wondered whether history really mattered.[…]