Interview with author Alice Kaltman

“The best thing an established writer said to me years ago was, ‘If you feel like a fraud, that means you’re a real writer.’ It doesn’t take publication to validateyour place at the table.” ~Alice Kaltman, author of Staggerwing (Tortoise Books) PP: Describe your life in the context of writing, parenting and other employment (if […]

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Interview with Writer L. Annette Binder

“When I’m writing, I don’t torture myself about what else I should or could be doing…. There’s always something that needs to be done, but I set all that stuff aside and focus only on my writing.” – L. Annette Binder, Author of Rise (short fiction) [Learn more about the Pen Parentis Research Project.] PP: […]

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Interview with Writer Keith Blanchard

“I really think having the skills to write well grows more critical to job success in any field every year. I’m happy to be able to help my own children with it, so they will be able to afford to one day put me into the nice senior-assisted-living home instead of the cruddy one just […]

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Interview with Author Heather Kristin

“Right now I’m breastfeeding and typing with one finger… [Do] everything in moderation. Do a little bit of everything consistently. Don’t give up. Keep making lists and finish them.”  -Heather Kristin, author and mentor to at-risk youth [Learn more about the Pen Parentis Research Project.] PP: Describe your life in the context of writing and […]

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