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Blog Note

Just a quick note to say that posting volume may be lighter and/or “fluffier” than normal for the next few weeks to couple of months. The semester is in full swing again. I’ve started a Friday Creative Writing Workshop with

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Blog Note

It has recently come to my attention that I am kind of busy. Things I am doing: Teaching my regular classes. All the home things, including the mechanics of jointly running a household as well as contributing to an interpersonal

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Write That

Okay. So. Perhaps not everything is going so swimmingly at school. Even though I helped write the curriculum we’re implementing, I’m finding it more than a little… constricting. Part of it is that the new standards with which we’re working

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Dear Students

It is October. You have been a member of my class for two full months. Which is a nice way of saying, you really should know this by now. I mean, really, even if you haven’t been the most active

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Dog Days of Summer Guest Blogging

Opening up Anytime Yoga for guest posting again. I’ve had a hectic, frazzled, non-restorative summer, so I’m partly at a place where I’m “meh” about blogging. I mean, I still want to do it — but it’s sometimes nice to

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More Posts I Meant to Write

Still a little low on inspiration points, so I’m going to do some dashboard housekeeping instead. These are titles of posts I meant to write at one time but no longer plan to finish (or, in some cases, really start).

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Winter Blahs Guest Blogging

I am having them — the post-holiday, second semester, too dark too long, isn’t-it-summer-yet blahs. I’m still writing, and I’ll keep writing. But one of the things that energizes me about writing is to share it with other people. And

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I read these things and thought they were nifty.

You Can Stop Wondering Why I’m Fat [notes for fat bias and body policing] by Ragen at Dances With Fat — “What I’m going to say is that this treatment of fat people is ridiculous.” The Secret To What Pro-Choicers

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Signal Boost: Feminist Odyssey Blog Carnival

I’ve contributed once, then lost track of URLs and submission spots. The current call for submissions involves Women in Literature, a topic on which I have far too many potential posts in my head. I will submit something, of course,

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Those Posts I Meant to Write

My drafts list is full of a bunch of titles from posts I once meant to write. The ones where I actually start writing something substantive mostly do end up becoming published posts — usually here, occasionally elsewhere — so

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Guest Author — These Scars Were Made by Whiteness: Being a Biracial Venezuelan Immigrant

My name’s Emilia and I’m the blogmistress for the Shadow’s Crescent blog and tumblr. I’m a Latina trans* girl? and I write about gender, feminism, culture, veganism, programming, progressivism, and intersections of oppression and privilege. I also write and post

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Getting Political

As some of you may know, I’ve been doing some blogging over at Planned Parenthood Advocates of Arizona (PPAA). It’s important to me not only because I support Planned Parenthood’s mission and goals but also because it’s one way for

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Back to School Guest Blogging

Woman with short hair looking through binoculars.

I know, I know. It’s not back to school for most of you. Either you’re out of school entirely, or you never left, or you’re in an area where this is not yet “back to school” time. However, in the

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30 Books I’m Glad I Read Before Age 30: Part 1

One night, while I was hanging out with my good friend StumbleUpon and thinking, I really should go to bed already, I happened upon another page with the same title. Given that I was tired and distractible, my first thought

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Zoe & Anna Kick Ass & Take Names

Or, “Real Vampires Don’t Eat Grilled Cheese,” the finale. This is part 9 in a 9 part series. The previous episodes may be found here: Part 5, which contains links to Parts 1-4 Part 6 Part 7 Part 8 This

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So, real vampires really do eat grilled cheese? Or what?

Part 8 of Real Vampires Don’t Eat Grilled Cheese. Probably this is the last or second to last part. Until I write the sequel. _____________________________________________ Anna: That’s not very nice. Earl: I’m not saying it to be mean, but I

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Is this vampire still hungry? Or, Part 7.

Of this play. _____________________________________________ Zoe: So you never get the craving for blood? Earl: Not anymore. Zoe: But you did? Earl: Things have changed. Zoe: I find that hard to believe. Earl: I’m not asking you to. Zoe: If you’re

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Six Vampires A-… Cheesing?

I guess “cheese” isn’t a verb. And it isn’t close to Christmas. But it doesn’t matter because there’s only one vampire, and anyway, Real Vampires Don’t Eat Grilled Cheese. ______________________________________________________ (Beat. Anna enters with a pot of coffee. She crosses

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Five Parts of Earl

Just in case you needed a recap, here are links to the previous four “Real Vampires Don’t Eat Grilled Cheese” posts: Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 _____________________________________________________ Anna: We’re also kind of barred from acting without it.

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IV: Real Vampires Don’t Eat Grilled Cheese

Earl’s continuing adventure. ___________________________________________________________ Earl: She doesn’t seem to like you much. Zoe: She knows me too well for that. Earl: Been coming here awhile, then? Zoe: Entirely beside the point. Earl: I’m not sure I follow you. Zoe: I’m

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