Greatest Hits

The plan for this week: Write about public excellence, public mediocrity, and the anguish of both.

God laughs and whatnot.

So while I finish that, please feel free to binge on the following pieces from earlier seasons of my writing and short film.

I consider those marked with an * to be the Greatest Hits.

(Note: These are all also listed on my publications page)


The Unofficial Guide to Surviving Life with Toddlers

Nevertheless We Persisted (Audiobook and Kindle ebook) — Audie Nominated

Multiples Illuminated: Life with Twins and Triplets, the Toddler to Teen Years

Here in the Middle

*So Glad They Told Me: Women Get Real About Motherhood

* Multiples Illuminated: A Collection of Stories and Advice from Parents of Twins, Triplets, and More

Essays and Creative Nonfiction (online)

McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: “Dear Dr. Fauci, It’s Almost Passover Again, and I have more Questions”

* The Belladonnas: “Your Football Talk is Ruining My Super Bowl Celebration”

* McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: “Donald and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Election”

* The HerStories Project: “Shifting Normal During Quarantine”

* McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: “A Movie Guide for People Who Think Racial Equality Demonstrations are Constitutional, Sure, But Also Totally Ruining America”

* McSweeney’s Internet Tendency: “An Open Letter to Dr. Anthony Fauci Asking for Passover Seder Advice

* WOW! Women on Writing: Q2 Nonfiction Essay Contest (2nd Place): “The “The Moon, The Womb, and Dim Sum”

The Coachella Review: “Into The Daylight” (Summer, 2019)

The Belladonna Comedy: “11 Games to Help You Adult”

* Mark Twain House and Museum Royal Nonesuch Humor Writing Contest (Honorable Mention): “MAGAP U.S. Exceptionalism”

WOW! Women on Writing: Q3 Nonfiction Essay Contest (2nd Place): “Winter Concert”

WOW! Women on Writing: Q2 Nonfiction Essay Contest (Runner Up): “The Deep-Down Tumble”

WOW! Women on Writing: Q1 Nonfiction Essay Contest (Runner Up): “The Involuntary Starts”

Mamalode: “It’s All in the Belly”

* Mamalode: “A. Joy”

The HerStories Project: “Good Morning, Chaos

Mamalode: “To Serve and Uplift”

Multiples Illuminated: “The Myth of 15 Minutes

Scary Mommy: “What I Want My Newborn Daughter to Know”


* Fixed Up (producer and co-writer), 2018. Winner of Award of Excellence, Best Shorts.


The Coachella Review: “Into The Daylight” (Summer, 2019)

* The Sun Magazine, Readers Write: “What Really Matters” (April 2018)

* The Sun Magazine, Readers Write: “Winter” (November 2017)

Selfish Magazine, Issue 3: “Good Girl” (February 2016)

Amazon Author Page

Jackie Pick’s Amazon Author Page

Goodreads Author Page

Jackie Pick’s Goodreads Author Page


McSweeney’s Interview on Top 20 of ‘20

WOW! Women on Writing Interview 1

WOW! Women on Writing Interview 2

WOW! Women on Writing Interview 3

Back next week with fresh material!

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