The house is quiet this morning.
The kids’ winter break started on December 21. I modified my schedule so that any work was more of the “clean up/set up/prepare/shallow dive” variety. Noise and festivities do not make for sustained writing.
It’s been a phenomenal break. We all exhaled, enjoyed, celebrated, and overindulged. I said yes (YES!) to things that, during the normal school year, usually get my hearty no. I worked through piles of magazines and books.
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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!
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.