Category Archives: Life & Wonk

When You’re Shaken to the Core of Your Being, Grab a Romance

A Guest Post by Amy Amy and I met in 2007, when we were both downy fledgling designers in the same Boston office. In 2008 I started writing, and I’d poked perhaps one shaking toe out of the romance closet … Continue reading

Posted in Life & Wonk, Thinky | Tagged , , | 15 Comments

Beards: A Love Story

I have a secret. Until I was 22, I hated beards. Hated them like some kids hate clowns. (I know. I know. How could I?) The story of the time I screamed bloody murder at the sight of my bearded … Continue reading

Posted in Life & Wonk | 22 Comments

Writing values: Clarity is mine, what’s yours?

As recently as a few weeks ago, I thought I might be on the verge of becoming what I’d always wanted, always planned to be– a full-time writer. I never intended to be a librarian. I needed a job during … Continue reading

Posted in Life & Wonk, Thinky, Writing Wonkomance | 8 Comments