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I highly recommend Sara Fredman’s Write Like A Mother newsletter, in which Sara interviews writers who are also mothers. Some bits from the recent issue with Kate Baer resonated especially with โ€ฆ

Thanks to Jennifer Polk’s co-working session, I made big progress on a paper revision today. ๐Ÿ“

Extemely chuffed to announce that my first blog post written for @QuirkosSoftware, “A priori coding is A-OK!", has gone live!

there is no separation between mother and writer, nor can I tease apart the time I spend tending to my child from the time I spend thinking about my writing, or actually doing it.

Finding Literary Spaces Amid the Intensity of New Motherhood ๐Ÿ”–๐Ÿ“š๐Ÿ’ฌ

๐Ÿ”–๐Ÿ“š Sara Fredman’s How Motherhood Helped Me Reject the โ€˜Father Tongueโ€™ of Academia is both about writing the kind of thing I want to write and is itself the kind of thing I want to write.

I just signed up for 1-Day Online Nonfiction Seminar: The Scholar’s Guide to Writing & Publishing Creative Nonfiction, which I would not have done without the encouragement of Dr. Katie Rose Guest Pryal’s book (I will get a commission if you purchase using that link), Dr. Lisa Munro’s request for CNF class recs, and Dr. Elizabeth Hamilton’s reccing the course.

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It’s July 1 which means it’s the start of Camp NaNoWriMo! I’ve created a new blog at write.as using my โ€ฆ

Today I have reviewed and written a synthetic note forย one journal article.

I also wrote my earlier blog post.

(I did some other stuff, too. But it isn’t tied so directly with my writing.)

As promised yesterday, I’m going to start tracking my daily work productivity, mostly to help me realize that yes, I’ve actually done stuff. First we’ll get a macro picture of โ€ฆ

I love reading about other creative people’s processes, especially writers, so this look inside Wil Wheaton’s head as he revises his first novel is my kind of deal. (Add on top of that my โ€ฆ

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I acknowledge that I live and work on unceded Lumbee, Skaruhreh/Tuscarora, and Shakori land. I give respect and reverence to those who came before me. I thank Holisticism for the text of this land acknowledgement.


We must acknowledge that much of what we know of this country today, including its culture, economic growth, and development throughout history and across time, has been made possible by the labor of enslaved Africans and their ascendants who suffered the horror of the transatlantic trafficking of their people, chattel slavery, and Jim Crow. We are indebted to their labor and their sacrifice, and we must acknowledge the tremors of that violence throughout the generations and the resulting impact that can still be felt and witnessed today. I thank Dr. Terah โ€˜TJโ€™ Stewart for the text of this labor acknowledgement.