10 Tips for Writing by Geoff Kirsch (part 1)

While we are on Hurricane Hiatus, Geoff Kirsch from Juneau Alaska, will be guest blogging. See last week’s post for his bio.   10 Tips for Writing One of my favorite (and most hated) qualities of pre-school aged children is their penchant for bluntness. Over the past year, my daughter and her little parliament of classmates have […]

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Emotional Garbage Truck

Okay, so here’s what last week’s crazy parenting moment reminded me of: I was writing a novel while I worked (at my fancypants corporate job I was required to look busy but there was often no work to be done) and one day found myself in an all-out war with a secretary over the office […]

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Just in time for Grandparents’ Day

A lot—maybe too much—has been written and philosophized about the effect of our parents on our lives. But what about their parents, Dr. Freud? Once upon a time, Oma and Poppy, Gramps and Gramma were the loving/hateful monsters that our own parents would have discussed to pieces with a therapist—so why don’t we ever stop […]

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