Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Here’s what we read this week:

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

What did you read over break? Here’s what ended up on my list.

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Interview: Tawna Fenske, Author of “Frisky Business”

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.

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Dispatch from Adjunct Land: Publication

This is not a “how to get published.” This is not a “how not to get published.” I wish I could give you an insider’s perspective because I wish I could be an insider. But I can show you a little bit about the weird, wild world of academic publishing.

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This Week In Misogyny: Everything Sucks

I’m not gonna sugarcoat it, this week’s news is just awful. Politicians are awful, victim-blamers are awful, the internet is awful. Let’s get ready to punch this week in the face, yes? (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week In Misogyny: Everything Sucks

Going to a Writers’ Conference: Newbie Edition

My life made a sharp turn over the weekend. The vehicle for this shift was a writing conference. If you are interested in attending one but have never gone, here’s what this newbie learned! Read More Going to a Writers’ Conference: Newbie Edition

Don’t Forget to Have Fun: The Writing Edition

After a night of procrastinating online, I click – with a load of frustrations – YES when Word asks me if I want to save changes to this document. After all, it’s a bloody 30 words.

Yet, if I don’t write at all, which you’d think would spare me a lot of frustrations, my ideas gather in crazy nightmares. So I write.
But why does it take me a holiday and scribbling on scraps of paper to remind me how much fun it is to write?

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