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Archives for June, 2012

What Have I Done?

I was honored to guest post on Sarah Pineo’s wonderful blog “Blurb is a Verb.” Memoirist Carolyn Roy-Bornstein asks: What Am I Doing? Carolyn Roy-Bornstein is a physician, a writer and a mom. Her dramatic memoir Crash comes out in a few short weeks. Reading her post, made me realize that as tricky as publicizing [...]

When Can I Call Myself a Writer?

I recently had the honor of writing this guest post on Beyond the Margins: “Are you a writer?” These were the first words uttered by our Advanced Fiction-Writing instructor at the Harvard Extension School one autumn evening several years ago. We students looked around at each other sheepishly. Shyly, we sized each other up. This [...]