The Handmaid’s Tale: A Lecture

I got to see one of my literary heroes in person last night. Needless to say, it was a bit surreal. Margaret Atwood is, if possible, even more wry & witty in person than in her books.‬ She began her lecture by recounting the ways that The Handmaid’s Tale has been adapted to modern culture.… Continue reading The Handmaid’s Tale: A Lecture

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More Review-y News

I've been writing for OnlineBookClub.org for a few weeks now, and I've finally earned the ability to do paid reviews! Check out my latest review over the delightfully whimsical children's story Farmer Beau's Farm. I've also been given the opportunity to participate in something called The First Ten. Every day, OnlineBookClub sends an email with their Book… Continue reading More Review-y News

Dabbling in Fiction

Fiction is NOT my forte. I'm much more inclined toward memoir/essay writing. But I promised my writing partner that I'd crank out a piece of fiction in August, and I did. Here's the premise: Mary has a rare disease that causes her to "lose" words. Once forgotten, they are lost forever to her mind. They can’t… Continue reading Dabbling in Fiction