Creativity and Productivity, Writing/Rewriting

Prize-Winning Dandelions and the Best Time to Write: What I Learned in 2014

Last year was one of the busiest I’ve had in a long time. Here is some of what I learned: 1. Teaching is much harder than it looks. After teaching intro composition at a college last year, I have a profound appreciation and admiration for teachers. The work is hard, it is intense, it is… Continue reading Prize-Winning Dandelions and the Best Time to Write: What I Learned in 2014

Creativity and Productivity, Women in the West, Writing/Rewriting

Why I Haven’t Been Blogging: Part 1

It’s been a while since my last post, but I haven’t been idle. I’ve been busy in unexpected ways. I was making some good progress on restructuring my novel when I got an offer to teach intro composition at the local community college. I had some concerns about maintaining my writing schedule, but I naively… Continue reading Why I Haven’t Been Blogging: Part 1