So, I read…Verified Strangers by Lena Dunham

So, I read Verified Strangers, Lena Dunham’s romance novel after reading this article and reading the subsequent Twitter hubbub . Well, let me not lie. I read parts of it. For pandemic me, reading twenty chapters of anything is an investment of time and space. Right now, I cannot give up that much time forContinue reading “So, I read…Verified Strangers by Lena Dunham”

Links & Loves for September 2020

Here are some reads, websites, videos, and more that have given me joy and inspiration. Links worth a click, a read, or a listen: Will you allow underdog thinking to determine your next move? — Wanda Abney (via Creative Mornings) “In choppy seas, it’s better to mend the sails than return for a total refit.” (viaContinue reading “Links & Loves for September 2020”

The Jealous Writer, The Envious Writer (o.g. post)

I don’t know where this post went, but surprise! It’s back. **** I have a moral failing, a vice I indulge in more than I should admit. I am a jealous and envious writer. I see so many people hashtagging their writing sprints (#amwriting, I see you and associate your 7 a.m. tweets with smugness,Continue reading “The Jealous Writer, The Envious Writer (o.g. post)”

The Jealous Writer, The Envious Writer (revised post)

Damnation, this blog post disappeared. I hate blogging. I hate technology and unreliable wifi. Damn you, Mercury Retrograde. Here’s my best recreation of what was an excellent damn post. Most of my life, I have been jealous and envious of other people. Don’t look at me like that. You have felt the same way too.Continue reading “The Jealous Writer, The Envious Writer (revised post)”

#amwriting for Nanowrimo

#amwriting Nanowrimo fills me with dread and anticipation. I don’t write long. (Blame graduate school for killing that part of my soul. Plus, I like to read short novellas so that’s my groove.) I don’t write every day. I don’t do a lot of things I should do. (Like floss. I use that example inContinue reading “#amwriting for Nanowrimo”