Publication: “Texts From A”, a new series on Frolic

So the first one of these went up over a week ago but I forgot that I should probably uh publish it here. Well, hi! I’m now a contributing writer on Frolic. Every other Friday, there will be a post from me talking about watching Pretty Little Liars for the first time. It’s possibly the most fun I’veContinue reading “Publication: “Texts From A”, a new series on Frolic”

MWW16: Learning to Lead, Learning to Chill Out

Bear with me here, because this is going to be a long one. My Facebook memories are full of MWWs past and I’m gonna get emotional and nostalgic. 2016 was my fourth year at the Midwest Writers Workshop. I started out in 2013 as a little baby agent assistant intern all excited and nervous andContinue reading “MWW16: Learning to Lead, Learning to Chill Out”

A Guide for Skinny Writers Who Want to Write Fat Characters

[Social media resources updated 9/20/18 – Article resource update in progress] Are you a skinny writer? Do you want to write an awesome fat character but aren’t entirely sure of the best ways to describe them, of the pitfalls to avoid? Well, I can’t tell you the absolute no-error, no-pissing-any-fat-person-off way to doing this, becauseContinue reading “A Guide for Skinny Writers Who Want to Write Fat Characters”

Publication: “This is an Essay About a Fat Woman Being Loved and Getting Laid” on The Butter

I am super, super happy to tell you guys that my essay, “This is an Essay About a Fat Woman Being Loved and Getting Laid” just went live on The Butter! Now I have to just go roll around and squeal forever thank you

Write Fat Kids

To the person who found my blog by searching “should you use the word fat when writing children’s books”: Yes. Use the word “fat”. Use it as a descriptor. Use it positively. Say that a kid in the book is fat, along with everything else they are. I grew up reading books with skinny, heroicContinue reading “Write Fat Kids”