Musings, rants, and raves on writing, balancing work and family, and life after the MFA
Monday, July 13, 2009
It's a Date
Surgery is a definite for E. She's on the schedule for August 20th. Between now and then we need clearances from--and this is no lie--six different physicians. And I'm supposed to be sitting butt in chair for the hard work of writing when?
Do you love to read and write? Do you love talking about your favorite characters? Do you wish you had a place to share your stories and get instant feedback? Your wish is granted! Join us during the school year for free monthly writing workshops at the White Oak Library District Lockport Branch. Want to learn more? Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
My latest work
Read my latest short story, "Elena's Angels," in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Miracles Happen. In bookstores now.
Native Chicagoan, raised in the suburbs, married to my college sweetheart, Vermont College grad with a Master's in Writing for Children & Young Adults, former journalist, newsletter editor, public relations/marketing consultant, newspaper columnist. Now, an author, writing teacher, writing workshop leader, advocate, and mother of three active girls, two with special needs.
Surf on over to Edge of the Forest children's literature monthly for the latest book reviews, author interviews and more. My past contributions have included: Day in the Life (interviews with children's book authors about how they work) and What's in Their Backpack (chats with librarians and teachers about what's hot with their young readers). Editor's Note: links to The Forest are currently inactive. Stay tuned for updates on when you can safely return to the realm.