Blog

A collection of midnight monologues and coffee-fueled ramblings.

Don’t Shut the Wardrobe Door

I love to revisit the childhood classics that have shaped my writing and my life. Over the years, I have returned to C.S. Lewis’ The Chronicles of Narnia many times, enjoying the familiar, fantastical world of magic and adventure. But I wasn’t prepared for how different Narnia felt when I wandered through the wardrobe holding my daughter’s hand.

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When I Grow Up

When I was a little girl, I used to fill notebooks with the stories whispered to me in my dreams. Crafting their covers out of

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A Writer’s Defense of J.K. Rowling

Rowling has stumbled for sure, but I think there are a few literary areas where the criticism surrounding her is inappropriate. Here is my writer’s defense of four of them.

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Thirty

My twenties were as tumultuous as they were transformative. I’ve decided to explore them through ten, short reflections: one for each year in my twenties. These are personal, snapshot entries of a moment in time, but I want to share them with you. Life is messy and weird, but often unexpectedly beautiful.

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