Category: Writing vs. Living

Yes, Real Writers Have Day Jobs

The dreaded question, “How’s your book selling?” invariably sends me into a spiral of self-doubt. But I’m not the only writer who doesn’t make much, if any money, from her books.  According to a recent New York Times article “Writing…

My 5-day solo writing retreat

I had worked it all out: I was going on a five-day solo writing retreat at a friend’s house in Vermont. Just the time and space I needed to do a deep dive into a final revision of my novel….

Gateway Writers Rule!

In early December I was fortunate enough to spend some time as a visiting writer with members of the Gateway Arts writing group. Gateway Arts, located in Brookline, Massachusetts, is “dedicated to providing individualized, arts-based services to adults with disabilities,…