From the bestselling author of Life of the Mind Interrupted come two new collections of essays.
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Katie’s Blog: Essays, News, Marginalia
:: 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.