MIT Press Pitchfest: I’m a Finalist!

MIT Press Pitchfest: I’m a Finalist!

I’m thrilled to announce that I have been selected from a field of national entrants as a finalist in the MIT Press Pitchfest. Along with six others, I will be pitching my book proposal to a panel of experts and a live audience at the Boston Book Festival on October...
tk, a Pressroom Convention that’s Magic for Writers

tk, a Pressroom Convention that’s Magic for Writers

I spent much of my marketing career at The New York Times, so it’s fitting that I picked a newspaper term – tk – as the name of my blog. When deadlines loomed and material was still forthcoming, ‘tk,’ (short for ‘to kum’) was placed in the text, alerting...
30-Day Challenge

30-Day Challenge

I’ve always liked the idea of a 30-day challenge. Small daily steps towards change appeals to my practical nature. Twice, I’ve made NanoWrimo work for me, but outside of those group-fueled spurts, I’ve had little success with writing goals based on word count. My...
From the Ashes of 2016, Phoenix Rising

From the Ashes of 2016, Phoenix Rising

And so 2016 comes to a close. So many significant markers on our cultural highway were knocked out that the year seemed malevolent. Many have railed against the losses, explored the impact and contributions of our lost cultural icons, musicians and actors who so...

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