A book review of Drawing Breath: Essays on Writing, the Body, and Loss by Gayle Brandeis.
If setting SMART writing goals drives you crazy, Be a Goal-Oriented Writer Without Driving Yourself Crazy with SANE guidelines. .
Reading as a writer means learning if literary magazines are a good fit for your writing. Checking out Ploughshares.
I’m learning how to advocate for my own health and how doing so can help fight stigma from society about a disease.
Find support for a chronic, painful condition and feel less alone.
I found a few common themes in the opening lines of memoirs.
Ask a writer why they write and you’ll get a thousand answers and essays. Here’s mine and a few more.
Louise has a brain injury at 22 just as she was beginning her glossy life in LA.
As a Midwesterner, I’m so excited about the #midwessay project on Essay Daily. I’m honored that my Wisconsin essay has been included.
A review of Suleika Jaouad’s Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted. A cancer memoir about cancer, but also a journey.