Other Writing

The Texture of Story, Read Her Like an Open Book, May 11, 2022

What You Know, a short story, in The Write Launch, May 2021

Decluttering a Life, Memory by Memory, Medium

Smoke, a short story, in december Magazine, Fall, 2020 

How to Create the Perfect Home Reading Nook, Redfin blog

What Do Writers Owe Readers; What Do We Owe Ourselves?, Medium

Par Avion, a short story, in The Write Launch, May 2019

Driftwood, a short story, in The Madison Review, Spring, 2019

New House, New Shelves, The Quivering Pen

Notes on my evolving, personal library

Life in Moments, blog

On the writing method for Bellflower

Editing series for LitChat, Revisit. Revise. Revive! Rethinking the Editing Process

On Kavanaugh, Ourselves, Medium

On Touchstones and Finding Writing Support Systems, at Read Her Like an Open Book

Griffin, a short story, in Catapult, March 2018

“Cadmium,” a short story, named a finalist in the Tucson Festival of Books Literary Awards 2017.

“Driftwood,” a short story, named a finalist in December Magazine’s 2017 Curt Johnson Prose Awards, August 2017

Prism, a short story, in The Lindenwood Review, June 2017

Book Reviews for The Rumpus

Review of Another Place You’ve Never Been at Fiction Advocate

The Little Scar That Could, Medium

Things About Grief at maryvenselwhite.com

The Tribe’s the Thing, LitChat.com

What happened in my first writing workshop

My Sister Had a Baby We Didn’t Keep: One Modern Family’s Story, Medium

Our family’s experience with international surrogacy

“Fortress for One,” a novel, shortlisted for the 2015 Santa Fe Writers Program Awards

Writing in the Round, LitChat.com

Writers have a complicated and ever-changing relationship with the reader. Who should your audience be?

Notes from a Writers Conference, LitChat.com

It’s Alive, LitChat.com

On creating life through creating characters.

My First Time, The Quivering Pen

Notes on a prolonged publication process.

On Fear and Historical Houses, LitChat.com

“Tell your story, guide your tour. It’s all you can do.”

Am I In Your Book?, Shelf Pleasure

Looking Inward, Opening Outward, The Debutante Ball

“Creativity, for me, stems from keeping an active mind and taking the time to indulge it.”

From Hand to Screen: Technology and the Writer, Author Magazine