MUG Fall Retreat 2014

MUG Fall Retreat 2014

In early December, the MUGsters gathered at Becca’s house to get our write on! We invited some fellow writer friends, had a lovely assortment of tea, and alternated between writing sprints and exercises. For my turn, I selected a revision…

MUG Retreat Spring 2013

MUG Retreat Spring 2013

At the MUG Santa Barbara Retreat this past weekend, I spent all of Saturday writing away with my writers group. Critiques and writing prompts broke stretches of solo writing. We went out for dinner at 9pm. My favorite part, along…

Ensembling A Story

Ensembling A Story

Over the past week and a half, I’ve been participating in the Stanford Story Slam with several members of MUG, my writers’ group. You can check out what we’re working on here. The deadline is in three days, so after…

Revise, Rewrite, Rejuvenate

Revise, Rewrite, Rejuvenate

Last week my mother and her two sisters went to New York for a funeral, leaving me to take care of my aunt’s 6- and 9-year-old boys and our grandmother. In five days of mothering, I was able to squeeze…

Goodbye Blogger

Ladies and Gents, I have made the move to WordPress. Why? I have loved Blogger – so simple, so easy, the perfect way for me to learn to blog. It’s time to kick it up a notch. WordPress seems to…

The MUG Blog

One of my writers’ groups, called MUG (kind of an inside joke), has started a blog. On the MUG blog, we keep track of the published pieces we read, and whoever submits a published piece puts up questions to get…