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? 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...
Sexting And Other Accidents

Sexting And Other Accidents

Sexting And Other Accidents I’m single again.* Actually, it’s been over a year since my last relationship and my friends have made it clear that it’s time to pair up and shut up. Apparently, my tirades during the Bachelor about the show’s irresponsible perpetuation of...
Lonely? Just say Hello Kitty!

Lonely? Just say Hello Kitty!

Lonely? Just say Hello Kitty! I got carded in Target. I got carded in Target and made a date to have coffee with the woman who carded me. Let me explain. You know how it is. You go to Target for a bath mat and you leave with $100 worth Chip and Jo twinkly lights, a...
Patch-ing Up After Loss

Patch-ing Up After Loss

Patch-ing Up After Loss I woke up today, looked in the mirror and found my estrogen patch had migrated from my ass to my elbow. Sometime in the night my helping hormone swatch decided to relocate. Seriously you guys, my estrogen patch is so well meaning; I’ve been...