Hey, everyone, did ya miss me? Aside from hawking Jill Weatherholt’s latest novel (see here), I’ve been absent from the blog for roughly 6 weeks. As y’all might remember, my husband had back surgery (see here) the day before I started an intensive online writing workshop through Orion Magazine. Hey, […]
Now that I’m retired, I need a vacation. I need some time to move the furniture around in my brain as well as my house. I survived my last week of work. I survived a lovely surprise retirement party via Microsoft Teams. I was both humbled and thrilled by the […]
As if I needed another reason to anticipate a new chapter in my life, I received word yesterday that an anthology of essays and poems on aging–including one of my own–has just been published!
It’s interesting that the only “work” people seem to understand is that which you do for a company or a government. That if you say you work for yourself, people assume you don’t work at all. It makes me wonder how work is defined.
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I’ve finally succumbed. The market is saying that 99 cents is too high a price for this entertaining and informative transcript of a podcast that never was. But because Amazon won’t let me make it perma-free as a promotional tool, I’m going to do…
“You registered on WordPress.com 12 years ago.” Yes, indeed, I registered on the good old WP a long time ago … great. Now I feel old 😉
Memoir as a Lyrical Journey Toward Understanding: A Review of Cinthia Ritchie’s Malnourished — BREVITY’s Nonfiction Blog
By Marie A Bailey Caveat: Cinthia Ritchie, author of the memoir Malnourished: A Memoir of Sisterhood and Hunger, is my friend, and I read her memoir keenly aware of my affection for her. I don’t claim to be objective in my review, but, in all honesty, I don’t know that […]
I’ve been so crazy busy that I “mangled” the link to Nightingale & Sparrow’s website. Without further ado, here is the link to the online version: http://online.fliphtml5.com/tpuo/zxmk/ If you’re interested in the print version, go here: https://www.amazon.com/love-Nightingale-Sparrow-Literary-Magazine/dp/B084P24666/ref=sr_1_5?crid=24I5U2688S5LC&keywords=nightingale+and+sparrow&qid=1581642967&sprefix=Nightingale+an%2Caps%2C221&sr=8-5 ********************************************************* I’ve been busy crazy the last few weeks due in large part […]
Sometimes the best things in life are free … at least for this weekend! If you haven’t read Kevin Brennan’s latest novel, here’s your chance for a free copy. But only for this weekend so get snappy … and don’t forget to leave a review, the lifeblood of writers. Heads […]
I’m thrilled to have my review of Deep Creek by Pam Houston published in Brevity’s Nonfiction Blog! By Marie A Bailey The first time I saw Pam Houston was in 1991 or 1992. I was a graduate student in English at Florida State University. The university was hosting a creative […]