Especially proud of this one! "The Feeding" in Atticus Review. Paired image features my three dashing boys dashing.
New Online Publications: Brevity and Hippocampus
In August, Brevity's blog published "What Makes for Good Creative Nonfiction Writing," my craft piece on how I organize, and assess the traits of, creative nonfiction writing. And today, Hippocampus published "Shape Is the Thing," my craft piece on shape in writing, and how it differs from form and structure. The pieces are related, so…
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New Print Publication: Fourth Genre
Dream journal! Pinching myself to see my words on the pages of Fourth Genre, long held in my head and heart as a staple of creative nonfiction.
Longridge Review, for years and years, has provided me a home to offer my editorial thoughts on submissions. I believe (powerfully!) in LR's mission—publish essays that reflect on childhood in a meaningful, intelligent, important way. Reading for LR is one of my favorite writing-life duties. Each summer, LR holds a contest in the name of…
Waterwheel Review Issue #3
Most of what I write is creative nonfiction. I like basing my art on facts. How I conduct my life—as a teacher, parent, and home owner—is through carefully constructed lists. I don't easily rest in the middle of things. My co-editor, poet Cheryl Wilder, does. Throughout our friendship, Cheryl has shown me what it looks…