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Redcrested · 3d ago

Empowering Women #mondayblogs #amwriting

I not only belong to the group Women Who Submit, I lead a chapter of WWS in El Cajon, California, where I live. Women Who Submit is a group that was created to empower women writers to submi...
Redcrested · 1W ago

How Theatre, Film, and TV Can End Sexual Harassment

Originally posted on Bitter Gertrude: During Thanksgiving, I was having a conversation with a very liberal family member. He was adamant that he supported and believed women. Then he immedia...
Redcrested · 1W ago

I reject #Rejection #amwriting

As I’ve reported here, I get fewer acceptances and publications than I do rejections. That’s fine. It happens to be true for virtually every writer. You write, you submit your work, and once...
Redcrested · 4W ago

Rejection vs Acceptance #mondayblogs #amwriting

Submissions to journals this year:  47 Withdrawals (due to acceptance elsewhere):  1 Actual rejections (vs no response):  22 Acceptances: 7′ Those numbers mean I’ve had a 15% acceptance rate...
Redcrested · 1M ago

The End is Near #mondayblogs #amwriting

The end of the year, that is. Tomorrow is voting day in the US in many places. Remember to vote if that’ s happening where you live. I have one more writing residency before year-end, and se...
Redcrested · 1M ago

Indie Bookstores #mondayblogs #amwriting #amreading

Today my favorite indie bookstore (Another Read Through in Portland, Oregon) announced that from now on we can buy NEW BOOKS on their website. I always order new books from my store, but thi...
Redcrested · 1M ago

Artist Date #mondayblogs #amwriting

If you’ve done The Artist’s Way by Julie Cameron (I did the three books in a row, doing the exercises daily for twelve weeks, several years ago), you know the importance of taking yourself o...
Redcrested · 2M ago

Publication forthcoming. #mondayblogs #amwriting #poetry

I have signed with Launch Point Press to publish several volumes of my poetry. The first collection will be out in a few months, and will feature lesbian love poems. Meanwhile, my writing gr...
Redcrested · 3M ago

Labor Day. Brought to you by laborers. #mondayblogs #unions

Thanks to former president Ronald Reagan and Republicans, many of you no longer remember unions. Maybe your only thought of unions is how someone in your family had to join a union in order ...
Redcrested · 3M ago

Let’s call it summer vacation. #mondayblogs

I broke my dominant right wrist eleven days ago. I’m in a splint for four weeks. Dictation is not worth the considerable effort to correct all the errors. So: summer vacation it is. Keep wri...