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 kept out of the canon. Almost forty...

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 looks at how emerging writers can...

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 could totally get into. Push...

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 the myth of true love are...

Ann Garvin 2019 Appearances

Ann Garvin 2019 Appearances

Ann Garvin's 2019 Appearances It's official I need a wrangler. Until then this will have to do. Please Come Sit By Me January 17 - 20 Pulpwood Queen Girlfriend's Weekend Texas. http://www.thepulpwoodqueens.com/2019-girlfriend-weekend-program/ January 26 One-On-One Mentor Day With Ann-Madison,...

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 hello kitty coffee mug and 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 scattered and angsty and I think...

Quiz: Are you a dog or a cat?

Quiz: Are you a dog or a cat?

Quiz: Are you a dog or a cat? And what that says about you. I took a quiz and you can too in a minute. Turns out, if you are a dog it appears that you are a people pleaser, people don't take you seriously and you have attention deficit of some kind and possibly a restraining order in your past. If...