Category Archives: #TBT

From Soraya: Interview with Peter Straub

I am excited to introduce a personal friend, Soraya Murillo Hernandez, from Spain. Soraya speaks Spanish, and I only speak English, so our friendship has leaned heavily on technology and Google Translate. When I was accepted for Borderlands Press Boot … Continue reading

Posted in #AMWRITING, #PeopleCollection, #TBT, From Soraya, Writing Life | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

My Cat, Now Fat

“My cat now fat” sits next to my computer to remind me that if I keep writing, I will succeed. It’s from a line in a poem I wrote years ago called— A Writer’s Wish If I could pen a … Continue reading

Posted in #AMWRITING, #Poetry, #ReadLocal, #TBT | Leave a comment

End of Mae Free Today and Tomorrow

The NEW End of Mae is up on Amazon and I have it free on Amazon to celebrate. So far it’s doing well. At this moment it’s #11 on the free Teen & Young Adult lists. What I really hope … Continue reading

Posted in #AMWRITING, #MakeItLocal, #ReadLocal, #TBT | Leave a comment

#TBT: Happy You’re Broke Day

Back in 2010, I wrote a post about recession and sorry-you-got-laid off greeting cards. At the time, I thought it was a novelty that would fade when the economy improved, but five years later it looks like they may be … Continue reading

Posted in #TBT | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

#TBT: Almost Hired at the Beacon

Remember when I was holding my breath to find out if I was going to be hired at the newspaper? I had forgotten that pins and needle, suffocating excitement. It was butterflies in my stomach for a month while I … Continue reading

Posted in #TBT, Writing Life | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

#TBT: Writing Epiphany

It’s Throwback Thursday! Ryan getting his visa last week has caused me to reminisce about when we first hit American soil, and applied back in 2011. When we first got back to the U.S. I was so excited to have … Continue reading

Posted in #TBT | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

#TBT: Interview with ‘The Frugal Zealot’

It’s Throwback Thursday and I’m heading back to one of my favorite interviews ever – Amy Dacyczyn, creator of The Tightwad Gazette. I still remember the day I interviewed her. I was so nervous my voice was shaking and my … Continue reading

Posted in #TBT | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

#TBT: Freeganism

It’s Throw Back Thursday, and today I’m revisiting a post from 2010. At the time, I was living in Australia and newly married. I thought I was non-materialistic and ecologically conscious, but compared to the majority of Australians, I was … Continue reading

Posted in #TBT | Tagged , , | 3 Comments