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Why I love experimental fiction

Why I love experimental fiction

Sometimes truth is stranger than fiction, and sometimes fiction is truer than truth. And sometimes, in order to tell a story the right way, you need to let the story know it’s a story.

Grass is the color you make it

Grass is the color you make it

I occasionally feel dissatisfied with my life. The reason is simple and chronic: I keep comparing myself to other people. Although I love working in a public library and being around books and book lovers all day, and despite the fact that I consistently write five days out of seven, I often judge myself to...

Snow: My favorite kind of weather

Snow: My favorite kind of weather

It snowed two inches this morning, and it’s still snowing, at least a little, but already what’s on the ground has started melting. I can hear the irregular drip of runoff and the swoosh of cars passing on the wet street. People complain about weather like this, but I love it: the invigorating bite of cold...

Beginnings

Beginnings

Beginning is always hardest. Writing, yoga, walking my dogs on windy, sub-zero days, cooking dinner. Once I start, continuing is easy. It’s getting off the couch that waylays me. For two years I wrote a blog about metafiction, and then for another two years I wrote a blog about how migraine disease affects my life....

Miss Migraine takes a year-end break

Miss Migraine takes a year-end break

I’m going to give myself a blogging vacation for the rest of the year. On the 25th I leave for Arkansas for a week to visit my best friend, and I want to concentrate on hanging out and doing fun things away from the computer screen. I’ll be back in 2015 with migraine-related resolutions, musings...