Category: Real Life Struggles

Timeout for Teachers

Dear Teacher, By this point, you’ve survived the flu, the stomach bug, and emotional outbursts from that one student in your classroom who never, ever misbehaves at home. “No problem,” you tell your principal as you wonder if the bottle…

Yes, Real Writers Have Day Jobs

The dreaded question, “How’s your book selling?” invariably sends me into a spiral of self-doubt. But I’m not the only writer who doesn’t make much, if any money, from her books.  According to a recent New York Times article “Writing…