Wait a sec – I’m not wearing pants! … by Deb Alicia

Every September, I dream (usually several nights in a row) that I must repeat high school. I get lost in a labyrinthine building and arrive late for class. Teacher castigates me; classmates snicker. Then, I realize I’m not wearing pants. You don’t have to be a Jungian analyst to surmise that I’m still working through some residual dread inspired by high school—math, chemistry, and gym classes, in particular. College was…

Wednesday, September 9, 2009
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In which Ms. Wednesday introduces herself, and her book!

I once heard an inspiring piece of writing advice: “Write the book only you can write.” That was my aim with my debut novel, All Come Home—to create a story that’s bighearted, accessible, and totally, authentically me. A week after Hurricane Katrina, I was hired at a regional newspaper, The Landmark, in my hometown of Holden, Massachusetts. For months my colleagues and I wrote about volunteers from our area helping…

Wednesday, September 2, 2009
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