On Writing: Submission and Rejection

Over the weekend, I cranked out a short (about 600 words) pieces and submitted it to McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. I submitted via email last night and this morning received a quick “no.” It’s been a long, long time since I’ve submitted or pitched anything and so mostly I’m just proud of myself for jumping backContinue reading “On Writing: Submission and Rejection”

Knit and a Flick: The Prestige

Spoilers ahead. If you plan on watching The Prestige (2006, Christopher Nolan, director), do not read this blog post. My advice if you haven’t already watched it (TL;DR): skip it. The theoretically cozy brown chair that I choose on the rare occasion when my husband and I watch a movie on the TV by ourselvesContinue reading “Knit and a Flick: The Prestige”

Writing in the time of C19

Yesterday, I wrote about how I miss writing. So here I am, back for more, searching for answers about what writing does (and does not) do for me. Why should I do it? Why should I not do it? A few weeks ago, a friend (Sarah Smarsh, who wrote the book Heartland, which everyone shouldContinue reading “Writing in the time of C19”