Monthly Archives: August 2011

Stop Worrying and Write that Book

A warm welcome to author Lori Rader Day who shares her experience and gives savvy advice on creative writing while working a day job.     Lori won Good Housekeeping’s first short story contest and the 2008 Chris O’Malley Prize in … Continue reading

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Writing and the day job — It’s enough to make your hair curl

“Standing there at my car, the cop’s lips twitched. He was trying not to laugh. At me. Once again, I was driving to work with a head full of large, blue hair curlers … “ So goes my recent post at … Continue reading

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A More Palatable Sandwich–Writing, Parenting and Elder Care

This week, I have the great pleasure of welcoming Katherine Hauswirth, a working mother and professional writer from Connecticut. Katherine is the author of Harriet’s Voice: A Writing Mother’s Journey, available through amazon.com or offthebookshelf.com.  As well as being a working … Continue reading

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Nail that Writing Project (and the door to Mom’s home office)

Ack! I missed an entire week of posting. Why? Because I took a mini-break with my husband in the foothills of the Berkshires. It was bliss. But I’ve been remiss. So today, I am atoning for my absence by bringing … Continue reading

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