What Kind of Writer Are You?

Almost 9 years ago, I received an email out of the blue from Denise Tanton asking if I wanted to write about infertility for BlogHer. I had been writing about infertility on my blog, Stirrup Queens, and she thought the subject matter would be a good fit for the editorial section of the BlogHer site. I came here to write about infertility. I was an infertility writer. If I wanted to be generous and stretch it, I could call myself a reproductive health writer. ...more
Mel.  <3  So much love for the writer you have become, and the writers you have nurtured into ...more

#Microblog Mondays 109: Goodbyes

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ******* Today is my last day at job, and I am the last person on the editorial team....more

Different Kind of Smart (Episode #98234)

I’m at the library, and I see a sign for a huge used book sale happening in the basement....more

613th Friday Blog Roundup

Pottermore has finally posted its patronus test, but I haven’t taken it yet....more

Why I Really Am With Her

There is a lot I could say on my feelings about Donald Trump, but continuously going that route becomes problematic because… I’m not with Hillary Clinton by default, I’m with her by choice....more

All Internet Content is a Gamble

There was a recent Reply All that covered a number of topics, including a response from a YouTube creator who felt discouraged when she heard on an earlier episode that she needed many more subscribers (like millions more) in order to be noteworthy. The guys mused that with all of the thinking they do about […] ...more

#Microblog Mondays 108: Story Setting

Not sure what #MicroblogMondays is? Read the inaugural post which explains the idea and how you can participate too. ******* I started reading The Hopefuls by Jennifer Close, mostly because it’s set in DC....more

My New Workspace

I have a new desktop on my computer....more

612th Friday Blog Roundup

The Wolvog and ChickieNob have started taking 3-D 360 photographs and showing them through a VR viewer....more

Why You Should Do Fake Searches

I am fairly resigned to the fact that data is collected about me every time I use the internet, make a purchase, or walk down the street....more