Posts Tagged "Writing life"

An Unexpected Truth by Christine Bierma

An Unexpected Truth by Christine Bierma

By on Oct 18, 2017 in Blog | 6 comments

I didn’t even pull out my new journal, although I did grab a handful of Dove chocolates and a cup of coffee as I sat down for the session. The middle of day two, I was reaching my saturation point and my expectations were low, never heard of this guy, Perini anyhow. The Breathe intern was perfect. I could have eaten her with a spoon. I loved no one more than...

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Confessions of a Breathe First Timer by Kristi West

Confessions of a Breathe First Timer by Kristi West

By on Oct 4, 2017 in Blog | 19 comments

I am a terrible interviewee. I get extremely nervous. I am often told I’m hard to “read,” because I’m generally pretty quiet around people I don’t know well. Again, this is because I tend to get nervous meeting new people. I like to think that I project a certain level of confidence, but I’ve been told more than once that it’s hard to...

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The Writing Life from Room Two By Shari Dragovich

The Writing Life from Room Two By Shari Dragovich

By on Sep 15, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

I am writing this blog post from Room #2 of the Blue Ridge Surgery Center where my son was just wheeled back to have surgery on his neck—well, inside his neck. The room is sparse; ecru walls, ecru tile, navy trim. Nothing to distract as far as décor. The door is still open. Occasionally I catch sight of some person dressed in all blue out of the corner of my eyes. I...

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Reading Outside My Genre by Jill Richardson

Reading Outside My Genre by Jill Richardson

By on Sep 6, 2017 in Blog | 2 comments

Joan Bauer retweets me. Yes, this does make me inordinately excited. When my kids were in school, I spent about eight years coaching our junior high Battle of the Books team. Think Jeopardy for YA literature. The kids read twenty books and answered competition questions like, “In what book would you find main characters who speak lapin?” (Answer: Watership Down, by...

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