My mother-in-law, her sewing machine, and my sewing machine (that she bought me).

CW for griefhammers Soon after I started this blog, I wrote about my father-in-law, and about the pen he left to me when he died. I thought I’d write something similar about my mother-in-law, who died a week ago. So this is a bit fresh. It’s also a memoriam in the context of an object. … Continue reading My mother-in-law, her sewing machine, and my sewing machine (that she bought me).

Blindness, writing, and a not very savage review of It’s Not What It Looks Like by Molly Burke

So let’s talk about blindness and books. This was actually just going to be another savage review but I thought I’d first write a bit about how NOT to include blindness, or disability generally, in a book. It all comes back to something that happened a few months ago, in a group for beta readers … Continue reading Blindness, writing, and a not very savage review of It’s Not What It Looks Like by Molly Burke