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Poster Wisdom

“Be the writer your parents always wanted you to marry.” (I kind of like this advice.)  

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Weekly Internet-ing: Sparkly People, Links, and Things

It’s June. You certainly wouldn’t be able to tell the month is here just from spending time outdoors in New York City lately but it is not the second week of June nonetheless.   Why, unlike last year, is it cloudy? Why, unlike last year, is there still so much rain? I am so ready for the weather… Read more »

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Life Idols: Joan Didion

Most girls see some part of themselves in Audrey Hepburn. My creative and professional icon is actually Joan Didion, the journalist who made travel reporting and broody coverage of social fragmentation happen when it was anything but cool. Despite starting more than sixty years within one another, our early lives certainly carry certain similarities: Didion was… Read more »

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Weekly Internet-ing: Sparkly People, Links, and Things

In between constant government hypocrisy and a major terrorist attack in a city where I once spent an entire academic semester, it has been a very difficult week. I am getting extremely tired of hearing the same trite sympathies, the same sides pushing their agendas minutes after an attack. And yet, as after every major… Read more »

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…write more…

“If you feel pushed to create something, create. You will work out all the technical stuff later.” (To the stranger who told me those words at a bar, thank you. For someone who is just starting to wade her toes into some longer writing, this was exactly what I needed to hear.)