:: Last month I was fretting because I published very little. This month I averaged two pieces per week, which frankly made my head spin, especially since I spent one of those weeks on a writing retreat at a place with dodgy internet.

Due to the number of pieces to discuss, this month’s Writing Roundup is going to be pithy.* Without further introduction:

Why I Didn’t Report Being Raped.” Side B Magazine. 27 April 2015.

Does that title really need more explanation?

Breaking the Mad Genius Myth.” Dame Magazine. 23 April 2015.

This piece was an #articleremix of an article I published in Disability Studies Quarterly a while ago, titled “The Creativity Mystique and the Rhetoric of Mood Disorders.”

Learning from Losing Lulu.” Huffington Post. 22 April 2015.

Moral of THIS story: some cat people will tell you that they wish your kid got hit by the car instead. They will tell you that your cat dying is the same as your kid dying. They are wrong. Also, they need to read better. (!!!)

Writing Isn’t Sexy, But It Can Pay the Bills.” Underground Book Reviews. 17 April 2015.

This piece is the one that gave birth to my Writing Isn’t Sexy newsletter and my eBook of similar title that is coming out soon.

Handling Personal Tragedies Around You.” Chronicle of Higher Education Vitae. 16 April 2015.

This is how I know that the cat dying is not the same as the kid dying.

3 Reasons to Time-Log—Even If You Don’t Have To.” Women in Higher Education. 14 April 2015.

This is how I’m able to publish eight articles in a month.

Book Review of BINDS THAT TIE by Kate Moretti.” Underground Book Reviews. 13 April 2015.

This is a great book. You should read it.

A Mother’s Suicide Attempt and the Guilty Burden of Statistics.” The Toast. 9 Apr. 2015.

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*I would like to point out that in an ideal world I would be publishing this frequently every month. It’s just that April is the first time I’ve been this successful at living in that ideal world.