Group interviews are a special brand of terrible. There is no great way to distinguish yourself without sounding like a complete asshole. Everyone is clearly in competition with each other and it’s all the worst parts of any reality competition. Forget empty collegial chatter, no one is here to make friends.
I had the pleasure to discuss music with one of my favorite people in the world, our own Sara Habein. We know how much I love lists and rankings, and it seems that having a discussion about music and adding rankings to things is right up my alley. I had so much fun having a little back and forth with Sara. Read More High Fives: Sara Habein
Tawna Fenske is hilarious. She’s the author I want to hang out with while drinking wine, swapping dirty jokes and digging our toes in the sand.
Stacey Ballis: the author who enlightened me that authors are nice people! Read More Interview: Author Stacey Ballis (Plus a Book Giveaway!)
I hate interviews. Unfortunately, as I recently learned firsthand, getting the job can take as many as five or six of them. For me, that was an incredibly stressful experience. Luckily, I know some helpful people and I am a Google Ninja Warrior. Read More Etiquette: Interview Edition
Like just about everyone else in the world (or so it seems), I was struck with the flu last week. Because I was unable to move, I watched a lot of television – primarily because I was too tired to find the remote to turn it off. Read More Judging a Good Interview
My latest book fetish is edge-of-your-seat awesomeness – so I was happy as a clam to receive an ARC of Jacquelyn Mitchard’s What We Saw At Night. First, it’s a suspenseful and romantic journey with a kickass heroine, who uses a rare light sensitivity to her advantage by practicing extreme sports with her best friends – and working to solve a terrible crime. Read More Interview: Bestselling Author Jacquelyn Mitchard
Virgie Tovar is a fierce fatty to be reckoned with. And her new book, Hot & Heavy: Fierce Fat Girls On Life, Love & Fashion, is truly wonderful. If you want to read something that will literally make you laugh, cry, and change your life, get your hands on this one. (The book even features two Persephone Mag regulars – Dr. Deah and me!) Read More Chatting With Virgie Tovar, Editor Of “Hot & Heavy!”