2016 Summer’s Promise

Each summer, I make a promise to myself: to read the stack of books I've been accumulating throughout the year (the ones I didn't get to because I'm reading or grading for teaching, or writing, or doing mom stuff). I taught two new classes this year and I had a student teacher, so school took... Continue Reading →


Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Dear Blog, I've been neglecting you. See, I've been working on a NaNoWriMo project that isn't going as well as I was hoping. Sure, word-wise, I'm on target, but my book is still just not where I want it to be. Last year at this time, momentum was at an all time high. Obsessed with my... Continue Reading →


Yes, I am. I've committed to writing a novel through the NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) project. This means I have exactly one month (from November 1- November 30) to write a 50,000 (or more) word novel. I was turned onto the project by a colleague who has challenged her Writers' Workshop students with the... Continue Reading →

Unsatisfying Ending

There is nothing more frustrating than reading a book you are so completely mesmerized by-- appreciating the writing, captured by the story, intrigued by the characters-- only for that heart sinking, pit-in-your-stomach, ready-to-lash-out feeling you get only when you feel cheated by the ending. Reading a book is a personal investment one makes. It's a... Continue Reading →

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