Hello December (It seems we’ve met)

CStreetlights December Birthday

I turn 40-years-old today, December the Second, and for some reason this age is supposed to bother me. Social commentary has preached from its pulpit for so long that 40 is a hard age for women, that women dread watching the 9 turn to 0, and they will do anything to turn those numbers back again. But I rejoice in …

Adventures in ADHD: A Visit to the Psych Ward

Wendy Garfinkle writes about her son's ADHD

I am delighted to have Wendy Garfinkle guest post on my page. She is one of the most genuine people I know and I am love talking to her about everything from grammar and usage to fairy tales and Jewish mysticism. I am blown away by her knowledge and I can rely on Wendy to provide me with fascinating conversation …

When It’s Hard to Trust in a Season of Fear

HM Jones writes about fear and trust

When I first Monochrome by H.M. Jones, I felt like I met an author who knew my life story. H.M. and I hit it off right away when we began working together under the old Gravity Imprint with the now defunct Booktrope Publishing. That’s what it is like when you meet someone who has experienced the same kind of fear and …