Category: emotions

Losing a Pack Member: What Happens When Writers Leave?

A few years ago, agent Dan Lazar was a speaker at the Pikes Peak Writers Conference. I wanted to take down everything he said and inscribe it in gold because he was my dream agent. But, aside from his emphasis on having a strong… Continue Reading “Losing a Pack Member: What Happens When Writers Leave?”


The question posed by Salon’s headline: Is motherhood causing my depression? It seems like a blaming, buck-passing kind of headline. “My kids are exhausting. My kids are needy. My kids are demanding. They are ruining my life.” But the author, Kim Brooks, brings up… Continue Reading “Mommyhood”

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