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

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