Hard To Get, Hard To Keep

Hard To Get, Hard To Keep

Hard To Get, Hard To Keep. That’s all of us when we try to lose weight or sleep more or exercise. We don’t like to keep at it. I should know.  I left my University. Okay, I retired from it. I retired from my University. I don’t like to use the term...
Last Night I Had A Party In My Bed

Last Night I Had A Party In My Bed

Last night I had a party in my bed. No, this is not another essay about my dating life. This is a public service announcement that might revitalize the Just Say No campaign of the Nineties and is a good example of my non-perfect life. If you ever thought that I had a...
Lift Don’t Suppress Others

Lift Don’t Suppress Others

Lift Don’t Suppress Others. Thirty-five Years After How to Suppress Women’s Writing In 1983, the University of Texas Press published Joanna Russ’s landmark “How to Suppress Women’s Writing”, which enumerated and elaborated on the many ways women writers had been...
Can I Pick Your Brain

Can I Pick Your Brain

Can I Pick Your Brain? The Fine Line Between Giving Back and Getting Paid The right connections in publishing can jumpstart your career and make the journey more enjoyable. But there is a fine line when asking for a favor (or a freebie) and networking. This panel...
Cake Without The Calories

Cake Without The Calories

Cake Without the Calories There is a man outside my house shoveling my sidewalk. I can hear him chopping and scraping against the inches of slush and ice that has collected on my concrete path and driveway. It’s a miserable job; unending and one that Sisyphus himself...