Helsinki

I am, at heart, a city girl. Don’t get me wrong, I know my way around a cow and can hoe a field as much as the next girl but cities are where I really come alive. And for me, there is no city like Helsinki. Yes, there are more glamorous cities, and some may...

On good news and the privilege of getting them

First: I got into Clarion UCSD from the waitlist this week. If you’ll indulge me for just a moment while I do a Kermit flail around the apartment. *ahem* Now, with that caveat in mind, let me just say that absolutely no one NEEDS to go to these workshops to be a...

Why didn’t you keep it up?

I had two versions of roughly the same conversation about my writing career this past week that left me confused for a good while after. They both went more or less like this: Me: I did a thing Them: Great! Why did you stop? Me: Bwuh? Both times I found myself...