When We're Being Honest...
How my workday goes
Every Sentence Felt as if it had Been Wrung Out of My Very Soul
Q&A: How Often Do Your Pieces Take on Lives of Their Own?
Think of It as a Concert of Words
I Think I Have the Makings of a Novella
I'm Here. It's my Internet that's Not.
I Don't Want to be Famous.
Q&A: If You Weren't a Writer, What Would You Be?
The Enchantment of Raggedy Ann
In 1998 I wrote a Letter to Hillary Clinton
My Piece on Gender Bias at Constant Commoner
Don’t Let Your Writing Break You
How I Could Love Succession and Ted Lasso and Still Hate the F Word
And Then She Wrote...
Spare Me Your Writing Advice
AI and the Need for the Sublime
Looking For Lydia's Babies
Q&A: How Important is Community?
I Thought She Was Who She Said She Was
When Hate Rears its Ugly Head We Have to Be Kinder. We Have to Smack It Down.
On the Subject of Substack and Notes
Join me on Notes
My Words on Bill Moyers' Lips
Q&A: How do you Decide on Viewpoint?
What Does It Mean When My Inspiration Comes from Girl Scout Cookies?
Libraries Should be Magical Places
I Wrote About Reagan's Swearing-In and the Iran Hostage Release as it Happened.
Q&A: CNF Writers: Who are we writing for?
Toni Morrison Tried to Teach Us to be Brave.
Writing Advice: The Art, The Craft, The Cons
Q&A: When Someone Says 'What Should I Write About' What Do You Say?
Exploring the Mysteries of Substack #4: Pictures and Style
Exploring the Mysteries of Substack #3: It's All About the Writing.
Exploring the Mysteries of Substack #2: The Edit Page is Your Friend
Exploring the Mysteries of Substack #1: Getting to the Manuscript
Feelings...Nothing More Than feelings
The Boy, The Mole, The Fox, and the Horse
Q&A: Will you be kinder or harder on yourself this year?