journal

MAKE SPACE

Confession: I am a list person. A writer of goals. A keeper of resolutions. I have monthly and yearly plans …

Binders Full of Women

The latest installment of BinderCon happened this past weekend in New York. This was my third time at the conference …

Empathy Exercises, Part 1

This spring, I started as a fiction reader for a small journal with the hopes of understanding the inner workings of …

Into the Light

Dear readers, I’m incredibly excited to share news that a piece I worked on for most of 2014 was accepted by Works (of Fiction) in Progress Journal and -best of all- you can actually read it.

Sabrack’s Rules to Live By

This spring has become an informal lesson on the craft of writing, thanks to several books including Bird by Bird …

Waves

The beige receiver felt heavy in my hand as I dialed. The phone rang several times before my mother picked …

Homecoming

I had anticipated last week’s trip to Pullman, Washington, for some time. Since November, I’ve been working with teams to …

Will

“It’s better when I don’t really like anyone I’m dating. When I really like a guy, I’m fuckin’ creepy.” “Yeah, …

Rolling

A gaggle of girls, eight-year-old saplings to coltish teenagers, swept cautiously around the roller derby rink, blocking and passing each …

It’s a Walk

After watching the entire first season in an evening, I tweeted, “What scares me is how accurately Portlandia describes life …