Why I Write

My therapist tells me all the time that my mind is so full of stories and thoughts that it can be overwhelming for those around me. If you know me in real life, you know I can talk. The inside of my crowded brain can look a lot like Shea Stadium when the Beatles played. [...]

Scary Stories & Young Authors’ Club

In the late 90s, my mother started a monthly club for homeschooled kids called "Young Authors' Club." Twelve or so kids and their moms would come to our house and hang out for a few hours. Each kid brought something they had written that month (a story, poem, or something they'd written for school) and read [...]