Acquisitions. Lateness. People.

I have been working on the task of commenting on about 30 submissions for Crosshair Press, the independent small publishing press that three other women and I co-founded in 2014. This was our first submission period and we considered it a total success. I manage the acquisitions, and I was so excited to receive so many…

Falling Up.

Today is Wednesday, but it’s felt very much like a Monday. It started off just fine. I had my coffee. My daughter is in a good mood today. All positive things. And then I started adding people into the mix. I’m an introvert, but I like people. They make life better. Usually. But… That communication thing. It…

Musical Monday: Sing

  Bedtime can be a difficult affair for a kiddo. My daughter is no exception, and so I’ve recently tried to ease the transition from zipping around and playing to sleeping by rocking with her in the dark and singing to her. It doesn’t sound like an earth shattering fix, every parent is supposed to…

Finding Your Place to Create

How do you inspire yourself when you create? Are you someone who seeks out inspiration, the right music, the right playlist, the right atmosphere in which to pursue your art? Or do you make your own, where you are, as you are, and create no matter what, no matter where? When I was younger, I had…