Dear 2016, I Hate You. 

Dear 2016,   I was saddened, but not terribly surprised when you took Muhammad Ali, John Glenn, David Bowie, Antonin Scalia and Harper Lee.     If you’ll recall we had words when you took Abe Vigoda (not Tessio!!!!), Prince, Glen Frey and Anton Yelchin (who was just far, far too young).     I had stronger words […]

Aspiring Writers: Throwing in the Towel…Or Not

You’re having a great day, and then ding, your email alerts you to a new message. Another rejection! You’re enthusiastic about a new contest. You’ve gotten a partial request followed by a full and have had some delightful email exchanges with one or more mentors. You can feel in your soul that you’ll be chosen; this […]