I’m Going To Run Away

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

I’m in a dark place. Leave it to me to be so direct, right? Post-publication depression, or at least angst, is a thing. I’ve been talking with a few authors lately who recently debuted, and it seems like all of us struggle with some kind of reaction in the pub day wake. I’m not just talking about sales figures and earning back advances though that can obviously be an enormous…


Memoir: The Perfect Excuse for Alpine Escapism

Wednesday, December 14, 2016

  This week we’re writing about jobs, hobbies, or trips that connect to our books. I could explain how the years I spent as a rape crisis counselor gave me the perfect experience to write my story in a way that contextualized it within women’s broader experiences (hopefully). But…enough with the heavy! (For now.) Hopefully you’ll forgive me for instead indulging in my favorite topic: the mountains. The mountainous wilderness…