Katie’s Blog: Essays, News, Marginalia
:: Last night was the launch party and first reading/signing for Entanglement. Flyleaf Books, our awesome indie bookshop in Chapel Hill, hosted the event, and it was a blast.
:: He really hit his pace when we got to Wallace Stevens. “This isn’t some stiff telling you what happened at the dance,” he said about “Life is Motion.” “You’re there, your human spirit merges with the human spirit in the poem.”
:: My birthday is tomorrow. Today I’m celebrating the publication of ENTANGLEMENT, my first novel. (Hopefully not my last. Cheers.)
:: This month’s writing roundup has a special theme, and that special theme is BOOKS. I published only two articles last month, but I spent plenty of time publishing things.
:: You’re here because you’re interested in having your book reviewed by me on this blog. Great! Please read this page first before sending me an inquiry.
:: Writing Isn't Sexy is my mostly-monthly newsletter for readers and friends. Those who have been reading my work for a while, especially the Freelance Academics out there, know how much I love writing manifestos. What is Writing Isn't Sexy about? Here are some of...
:: I have two children, but there were times in my life when I wasn’t certain that I would make the choice to become a mother.
:: 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.
:: This past week, I retreated up to an artist’s center in the N.C. mountains to get some writing done. This is a practice my mother refers to as a “taking a vacation.”
:: Did you know that being a person with psychiatrical disabilities (PPD) is annoying? Wait. Let me rephrase. Did you know that the WHOLE WORLD makes it really annoying to be a PPD?
:: It’s time for the writing roundup of the articles I published during the month of March. I only published two pieces this month, but one was a doozy, so.
:: My writing partner and I spent 5 full days, from sun up till way after sun down only doing one thing: revising our novel projects. We were fiercely focused.