So you can get my book for 99 CENTS this week…

Who doesn’t have a dollar to spend on themselves this holiday season? Well I am one of them, but let’s not go there. I mean that this holiday season you … Continue reading So you can get my book for 99 CENTS this week…

STFU Fridays: Stop Blogging and Start Writing, People

Blogher13 is on. For those of you not into the whole blogging community thing, Blogher is an annual conference for … duh … bloggers. I’ve never been, so I won’t … Continue reading STFU Fridays: Stop Blogging and Start Writing, People

Chicagoland Bloggie Friend Frolic

I’m super duper sorry that I’ve been so minimal on the blog these last few weeks, you guys. It’s just that life got crazy a few days before we left … Continue reading Chicagoland Bloggie Friend Frolic

Has the Blogosphere Become High School All Over Again?

Short answer: YES. Long answer: I wrote a blog about six months ago called “Are Bloggers Becoming Mean Girls?” In it I argued against the notion that bloggers are cliquey. … Continue reading Has the Blogosphere Become High School All Over Again?

Well we can call that “the last Oscar Party we will ever throw”…

… or how about “the last PARTY FOR ANYTHING we will ever throw?” My husband and I used to be real party-throwers. A lot of people came. We had a … Continue reading Well we can call that “the last Oscar Party we will ever throw”…

Looks Like SOPA Dropped the Soap

There is nothing in this world that I dislike more than feeling morally obligated to participate in a protest. They are usually just so time consuming and messy; and it … Continue reading Looks Like SOPA Dropped the Soap

WhoreAholics Anonymous

This post has sadly been removed due to publication and copyright laws. You can still read it, though, by buying B(itch) Against the World for unlimited viewing, plus more great … Continue reading WhoreAholics Anonymous

Magic Number 100, or things I want to do before I turn 30

Yippy!  This is my 100th blog post!  Excitement abound at the Schmidt Ranch, and of course by excitement I mean me (in pajamas) skipping around the house and sipping an … Continue reading Magic Number 100, or things I want to do before I turn 30

There Is No Room For Good Literature

Today I received an email rejection for a short story I submitted to the New England Review.  Like all of the other rejections I have received for my writing, it … Continue reading There Is No Room For Good Literature