Book Review: Bird by Bird: Some Instructions on Writing and Life

I started Bird by Bird months ago when I decided to come out as a writer. In the meantime, I’ve been doing more writing than I’ve been doing reading about writing, which is probably a good thing. Not quite every afternoon this summer, but close … [Read more...]

Coming out as a writer

All of us have our dirty little secrets. For example, when I was a small child, I had parasitic worms. On more than one occasion. This grosses out many people (like my city-boy husband), but when you spend all day playing in the dirt and most of the … [Read more...]

Writing a gender textbook

Writing a gender textbook can be a very depressing thing. It can be so depressing that you would rather spend your time writing a blog entry about how depressing writing a gender textbook is than you would actually writing the gender textbook. First, … [Read more...]