The Cost of Being Bookish


According to the Facebook fish flow, I am supposed to write an assigned number of true things about myself and be thankful for a unique thing each day of the month.  Me: Daina, how many?  Daina: How many what? Kids? How many animals?  Me: Just a number. Daina: Okay, fifty chickens. Me: What? That’s too […]

November 19, 2013

Open Mouths and Open Mics

The Little Literati

All that business about April being the cruelest month is true. (Eliot was right. Go figure.) I will add, however, that October and November can be incredibly hard on writers, too. Fall brings promises I cannot keep: a poem a day in October and a whole novel in November (visit for information about other […]

November 15, 2013