Words Can Change The World.

Author. Speaker. Educator. Advocate.

Words Can Change The World.

Author. Speaker. Educator. Advocate.

Words Can Change The World.

Author. Speaker. Educator. Advocate.

Words Can Change The World.

Author. Speaker. Educator. Advocate.

Public Writing Life: A Column in THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION

This new column tackles the issues that higher ed workers (and many others) face when they want to try writing for the public: in magazines, on social media, and more. How do you get started? What are the risks involved? (There are risks? Yes.) How do you write for...

How to Write About Your Kids without Being Awful

:: You can choose to write nothing about your kids, which is a fine choice, or you can write about your kids with utter kindness, respect, and gratitude. And even then, you must be careful.

I’m Disabled and I Don’t Have to Share My Secrets. My Children Don’t Have to, Either.

::┬áPart of changing the world means that my kids do not have to yield their privacy for other people’s comfort.

Pain, Guilt, and the Stealthiness of Depression

:: Depression, too, can be a symptom of a concussion, but I don’t think that’s what this is, this wily creature slipping in through the cracks that have opened in me, cracks created by loneliness and boredom, by pain and inertia.