A colleague caught me writing the other day at a time when they felt, perhaps, I should be doing something else. Attending a child's rehearsal or athletic practice, I guess, or making something from Pinterest for an upcoming holiday or polishing the baseboards. "You are so productive," they said tentatively, and it wasn't a compliment.... Continue Reading →
What to Say When You Want to Say “It’s on the Syllabus”
It's the first day of finals week, which means I am getting roughly 6 emails per second from students who have just realized that they missed some key piece of information that I have shared with them no fewer than 9 times: in the syllabus, on the quiz over the syllabus, in the video of... Continue Reading →
December Writing Challenge Starts Today!
Whether you are already a fantastic, productive writer who can’t wait to get to your manuscript each day or you are stuck or struggling with half-done manuscripts, a backlog of pieces in your “to-revise” pile, and a feeling of dread when you open your computer each day, you are invited to join the monthly AGT... Continue Reading →