Disunion Station by Emily Suess

Disunion Station by Emily Suess

Disunion Station by Emily Suess There’s a white man in a dark suit. He’s immaculately dressed, wearing the finest silk tie, a matching pocket square, and hand-tooled wingtips. In one hand he holds a pipe, and in the other hand a pocketwatch. He’s...
Emily’s Christmas Ghosts Meet at Starbucks

Emily’s Christmas Ghosts Meet at Starbucks

Note: The post “Emily’s Christmas Ghosts Meet at Starbucks” is a response to Rubber Ducky Copywriter’s Writing Prompt Friday for December 20. Tammy nudged Bart, who set his Eggnog Latte on the table and struggled to twist in his futuristic...
Falling Out of Chairs is My New Superpower

Falling Out of Chairs is My New Superpower

The plan is to start editing the memoir today, but I hurt myself cleaning my office on Saturday, so we’ll see how much I get done. Let me tell you about my injuries. It should be entertaining. But first, a little backstory. I’m not a neat freak. I like...
A Couple of Things I Dread

A Couple of Things I Dread

I’m blogging on my phone from bed again because I’m feeling kind of low today. I’m not apologizing for it, but I am offering something of a warning. In case any of you are feeling less than content too and need to postpone reading more not-happy...
Dan Gets a Copy of the Manuscript

Dan Gets a Copy of the Manuscript

I packed up the memoir in a neat little Scrivener file and emailed it to Dan. It was much harder to do than I thought it would be. I know that in its current state it’s awful. It’s a first draft. I keep telling myself that. It’s a first draft. But I...
The Memoir is on Pause

The Memoir is on Pause

I hit the the 50,000 word threshold on the memoir last week, and then I put the manuscript away. It’s very nearly ready to hand off to Dan for structuring feedback. However, there are a few reasons I’m waiting: My postcard writing for the Midterm Election...

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