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Announcement

More from the world of WOW! Women on Writing.

I’m pleased as punch to share that an essay I wrote for their quarterly contest made the top three. You can check out my essay and the many fabulous other winners over at WOW.

Then poke around the site. There are so many good resources for writers, but so much of the advice also applies just to Life Itself in all sorts of circa-1984-Prince.

Many thanks to WOW!

New Interview Up at Wow! Women on Writing

Good day to you!

I am pleased to announce an essay of mine, “The Deep Down Tumble” was a runner-up in the second ever WOW! Women On Writing Creative Nonfiction Contest.

Part of that honor was to get interviewed by the folks over at WOW. Boy, do they know how to get to the crux of a writer’s process. No glib answers, just stark truths about writing, influences, and inspiration.

You can read the original essay here.

The interview based on that essay is here.

Heartfelt thanks to the people over at WOW! Women on Writing.

 

 

The Three Men Who Stood United (and Us)

Luxury spas don’t offer “Travel with Kids” as a treatment option for good reason.

Travel with kids is fraught. For me, it involves tactical and strategic preparation for all scenarios – likely and unlikely – that could occur in zones where there are not a lot of options to handle problems, and too many opportunities for people to be anything but helpful. Nowadays, of course, there is the added benefit of someone possibly live-tweeting a stressful moment in line at The Great American Bagel.

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