Monthly Archives: July 2013

Guest Post: Heidi Belleau on Fucking Up and Being a Fuckup

Today, I’m excited to be presenting “On Fucking Up and Being a Fuckup” by Heidi Belleau, an essay on the subject of writing outside your comfort zone, taking risks, and fucking up. This piece originally appeared on Heidi’s own blog, Heidi … Continue reading

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In Cecilia Grant’s book A WOMAN ENTANGLED, Kate Westerbrook, of the disgraced branch of the Westerbrook family, is beautiful, has cultivated her beauty, too, like a crop meant to solve the world’s hunger problems. She understands, keenly, her beauty’s lack … Continue reading

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I Will Not Be Afraid of Women: Thoughts on RWA

I’m sitting at the Atlanta airport, running on three hours of sleep and a Snickers bar, thinking back on the past four days, which I spent in the company of hundreds of writers and publishing professionals at the Romance Writers … Continue reading

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