I’m a chronic list-maker. I come by it honestly–my childhood memories are sprinkled with my mother’s legal pads covered in notes–but I fell out of the habit after the baby. Now that I’m back at the desk, though, to-do lists are again mandatory, lest I […]
“Winning” and “losing” National Novel Writing Month isn’t about your wordcount. It’s about your attitude.
I just got off the phone with my doctor who told me to stop taking my hormonal birth control immediately after I confessed to her the explosive rage and frequent self-harm compulsion I’ve been having over the last week. I’d been off the pill for […]
How did WWE star Mick Foley capture my attention when I’d wanted him to fail? I boiled it down to three concepts that not only work for action-centered sports autobiographies but are excellent tactics for writers of any genre.