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On women and writing and community

by Lesley on March 15, 2015 · 9 comments

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TweetAt this stage of my life, justifying time away from my family is always a battle. There’s the money battle (“Can we afford this?) and the logistics battle (“Who will watch the kids on Friday?”) but, the worst battle of all is the one in my soul. Do I really deserve time away?  I’m writing from a hotel […]

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Motherhood + Writing

by Lesley on December 16, 2014 · 0 comments

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Tweet I’m over on Emily C. Gardner’s site today talking about motherhood and writing. For any fellow creatives who struggle to make art in this busy season of child raising, I hope a peak at my life might help you feel less alone. Make sure you read many of the other posts in her motherhood […]

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Tweet I’ve made the announcement on various other places like Facebook and LinkedIn, but I forgot to tell you all some BIG news in my writing career. In mid-April I became the editor of Kidaround Magazine, a local lifestyle magazine for Sacramento families. Yes, you read that correctly. I’m editing a magazine based in Sacramento while living […]

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I’m saying no to stage fright

by Lesley on June 10, 2014 · 8 comments

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TweetIn the blogging world there are people who fill arenas, there are people who fill two hundred seat dinner theaters, and there are people who simply fill a quiet subway station with their sweet melodies. A few years ago, at the advice of industry experts, I decided to take my subway station performance and turn […]

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Brick by brick, line by line

by Lesley on November 13, 2013 · 4 comments

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TweetBefore becoming pregnant with Anna I was in a long season of waiting for time to focus on a book. During Jonathan’s law school years I blogged here and there, and wrote articles here and there, but found it very difficult to open my laptop after work when my eyes had been staring at a […]

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