Tag Archives: writing

writing for the in between, learning as we go.

Welp. Coffee + Crumbs has been up and running for six weeks, and as of today we’ve hit 1.6 million pageviews.  In that same time frame, 42 women (!) have sent me writing samples, expressing a desire to write for us. Our Facebook page … Continue reading

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dear aspiring writer.

When people ask me for advice, especially strangers, my initial reaction is usually the same—I shrug my shoulders and tell them I am not an expert. I tell them that I have not been formally trained in anything and that … Continue reading

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branching out.

I’m hopping on a plane this morning (without a baby! hallelujah!) and heading to South Carolina for the Allume Conference. I’ve never done anything like this before and to say I’m a bit nervous would be an understatement. I’m traveling … Continue reading

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embracing our inner imperfect hostess.

I never realized that I was a clean freak until I had a baby. A clean house was the first thing to go once our son was born, right after long showers and seven consecutive hours of sleep each night. … Continue reading

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on emptying myself and what it means to be a writer.

I constantly have words swirling around in my head. All day, every day. When I’m in the shower, or doing the dishes, or taking Everett for a walk around our neighborhood, I’m writing in my head. I have no control … Continue reading

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