I don’t really have a binary view of the world. Why have one perspective or set of answers?
Words bring clarity, in emotion, in story, and in everything else.
It was more about persistence and letting the spirit of this book know that I was showing up for duty every day no matter what.
The writing got done on airplanes, in hotel rooms, and on airport shuttles.
Writing a graphic novel is like digging a huge hole, in the dirt, with your bare hands.
Writing is a very solitary process for me. I write for hours before my husband wakes up and before the sun comes up.
I could schlep around a laptop but choose pencil and paper. I like the tactility of it, and the look of my scrawl.
I have to take a medication that without, would leave me dead in three days. This keeps me close to death, close to catastrophe.
Writing is a mystery to me, a heroic mystery. It’s such a challenge every time I go to the page. I never know how I’m going to finish anything without first getting into it.
I've published more than 30 articles and a book, but it took me many years to feel "real."
I write about sex, creativity, and occasionally, pigeons. My essays, stories, and plays have appeared in literary journals, anthologies, and on the cabaret stage.