Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sunday Morning Odds and Ends

Two weeks ago, I fought my way through 6 pages of revision. I hated my writing, and I’m pretty sure my writing hated me back. Last week, before I began revisions of the next chapter, I sat with my pages … Continue reading

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Books and Writers Worth Reading #1: Cheryl Strayed

I love advice columns. I read “Dear Abby” daily and Carolyn Hax’s “Tell Me About It” on Fridays. The June 2011 issue of The Sun reprinted several selections from the “Dear Sugar” column on TheRumpus.net. I don’t remember the specific … Continue reading

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Slowing Down

I am a procrastinator for many things: housework, filling out the kids’ numerous school forms, scheduling appointments for myself, etc. With writing, too, I often put off a project until I must work on it, or else I am quite … Continue reading

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