Cupertino Poet Laureate – 2018-2019

  It’s official! I’ve been named the 2018-2019 Poet Laureate for the City of Cupertino! I’m excited and honored to serve in this position for the next two years, and I look forward to the opportunities this will bring to meet community members and explore the power of poetry together. Advertisements

When the World Ends: Or, I Need a New Computer

The Death of My Dell (To skip to the “best laptops for writers” information, scroll to the end.) It was the 2015-2016 academic year. I was finishing my MFA program (no biggie), launching a platform, winning NaNoWriMo, writing my thesis, planning and organizing a remodel/addition project in the SF Bay Area (from Maryland), dealing with…

The Writing Life: Girl, Interrupted

**Don’t forget to enter my Giveaway for your chance to win a copy of What If? Writing Exercises. Ends 11/24!** Any writer or artist knows that when a spurt of creativity hits, the last thing you want is to be interrupted. But life happens. Especially life with kids. And most especially life with four preteen…