Notes on Block

Though I’ve expressed the desire to fill my free days starting something new, I can’t seem to bring myself to a place of inspiration. My editors and I were kicking around a concept, but I don’t think the pages I wrote were quite hitting the mark, so I’m stuck in limbo until we find a…… Continue reading Notes on Block

How’s the Book Going: p. 249

This morning I focused on another romance project I’m collaborating on with a friend: a romantic comedy screenplay about two very hurt people who meet each other at (what they believe is) the wrong time in their lives. Fate continues to intervene, however, bringing them together over and over. In the end, they realize it…… Continue reading How’s the Book Going: p. 249

Notes on Leaving

In the middle of the night in March of 2021, someone was banging on my door in a dream. I opened my eyes. I could hear the burglar break the window of my bathroom and make their way into my apartment. I sat up in bed and called out, telling them as gently as I…… Continue reading Notes on Leaving

The Kansas Diaries

One day, I came across a singular, thoughtful voice with a heavy Australian accent, narrating everything she saw as she walked down the street, the sound of evening insects and sprinklers behind her. I was struck by the quiet sincerity of the tone in this portrait of a small town, the complete lack of plot.…… Continue reading The Kansas Diaries

A New Internet

When I longed for my future, I never thought about a fixed name. I couldn’t see myself as mother or writer or wife, more just floating through different atmospheres, a sensory montage of days that begin by waking up in a high-ceilinged, long-windowed room in an old building, ending with the slow carousel of a neighborhood as…… Continue reading A New Internet