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With adult characters, you can pin so much on exhaustion. We write a lot of Manhattan women who have a lot going on. They are…
We really set out in all our books to say something. Every one is an effort to bring the reader over and show them our…
We ‘chicks’ have munched our popcorn while romantic comedies became just comedies, and then each female protagonist got recast for Matthew McConaughey or Seth Rogan.
Studios will tell you that they can’t turn a profit on female-driven entertainment. Which is like the Gap saying no one is buying clothes anymore.…
Read at a time when everything feels intense, seminal, and like you’re the first person to discover it, freshman year of college, Carol Gilligan’s ‘In…
It’s funny, we started writing chick-lit when it was just becoming a crowded marketplace, and now the same thing is happening with YA. It really…
If I could give a shout-out to anything in the childhood world, I have to say ‘Daniel Tiger.’ I want to write a love letter…
I think something that really shocked me as a nanny were parents who sort of assumed the worst from the get-go. People who didn’t accept…
I think just because you’re a mom, it doesn’t negate – if anything, you’re probably more enhanced – that you’re a woman trying to find…
For a blink of an eye, there was so much media glare. It was unexpected, and I don’t think we realized the magnitude of the…
Between finishing emails, loading the fridge, unloading the dishwasher, getting our son to eat his chicken nuggets and my dog to swallow her pill, it…
Valentine’s Day: Rubbing singles’ noses in their lack of a mate and the noses of couples in their lack of time.
I can’t listen to anything when I write, not even the TV. I do have to listen to music when I drive, though.
As a rule, I try to steer clear of opinions pertaining to your parenting. I assume you’re doing the best you can, and God bless.
Cameron Crowe can write dialogue and shoot it with warmth and humor like nobody else.
A Hallmark card with paragraphs about my beauty written by a stranger is vaguely depressing.
My writing partner, Nicki, and I became obsessed with a monologist who performs unscripted shows equipped with nothing more than scribbled bullet points and a…
The more Mommy blogs going nuclear over playground etiquette I read and birthday parties of glazed adults munching cupcakes like demoralized zombies I attend, I…
Before novels written by women were relegated to their own ‘genre,’ I was introduced to Jane Smiley by a dear professor who raised my awareness…
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