If you aren't familiar with Write Club, it's Ian Belknap's version of "literature as blood sport," originating in Chicago but now in seven cities. In my first outing, the contest of BURN vs. SOOTHE, I represented BURN and emerged victorious.
Which means I won a little bit of money for Barrel of Monkeys and got a tiny plastic trophy to treasure for evermore.
News, events, fun stuff, serious stuff, and online doings. I kept a personal blog for years at The Storybook Girl, and I'll slowly be migrating some of those posts to this blog.