The female gaze

Lately, I’m heartened to hear that something called “the female gaze” is gaining more notoriety. This represents an increased focus on the unique artistic point of view of women in our society, and frankly, just means a woman created it. So any woman creating any art brings the female gaze to her work. If you can…

Yes. Good. On we go.

This bikey thing is starting to really add up. My first year as a League Cycling Instructor, I was paid to teach seniors-on-trikes and an earn-a-bike class for youth-in-need (plus a few bike rodeos for kids). My second year, I donated these classes with proceeds from the sale of my latest book, Traveling at the…

On track

Lots brewing, yet trying to stay on track with my latest fiction (which is now growing from a short story to a full-fledged novel). It’s time-consuming (especially since I’m an experiential researcher) and mentally exhausting. And I love every minute of it.

Kinda falling in love

Just about done with my new short story, Pennies on the Tracks. Kinda falling in love with fiction again. May head that way for awhile . . .

Pennies on the tracks

One of my fave books is The Grapes of Wrath (which I read for the first time just a couple of years ago), for many reasons. I especially love that John Steinbeck mixes fiction and nonfiction so much that the book actually shifts from storytelling to straight journalism between chapters. As someone who straddles that…