In Creating

I wrote my dissertation, Womanish Ways, in about a year. I had the funding to concentrate on it completely without working or teaching, and I had the motivation to get it one before I started my first position as a professor. As a graduate student, it was a privileged position to be in. But as …

Continue reading In Creating

Day 9: What Had Happened Was

While I didn't keep up with my blogging, I did write each day of week 1 of NaNoWriMo. I started week 2 with just a little writing on Day 8. And then came Day 9. Day 9 brought with it the perfect storm of personal, professional, physical, and emotional challenges that led me to wave …

Continue reading Day 9: What Had Happened Was