I wish THE TRYING GAME came out three years ago!

Thursday, April 9, 2020

I’m an older millenial, and so are a bunch of my friends. We’re the Oregon Trail generation, hundreds of thousands strong, folks who graduated college straight into a recession and have spent the last few decades struggling to survive. And here we are, our forties approaching like an overloaded freight train, and most of us have just started doing things previous generations did decades ago: buying houses, getting married, having…

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Deb Dana’s New Normal

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Last week, I sent out the following tweet: “Writers with infants: how do you do it????? And by ‘it’ I mean write anything worth a damn. My brain feels scratchy and broken-like.” Unfortunately, I only got one response. He wrote, “Ha. It can be done simply b/c it has to be done. (This is the most significant thing I’ve written in two months.)” Fantastic. I don’t expect much sympathy from…

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