INTERVIEW: Adiba Nelson, Author of Ain’t That a Mother

Adiba Nelson is the author of Ain’t that a Mother (Blackstone, May 2022) a hilarious and heartbreaking memoir about motherhood, palsy, and all the deets in-between. Adiba’s voice is unabashed, unflinchingly honest, and disrupts any stereotypes you may have about motherhood. Adiba is from my hometown Tucson, Arizona. Yoyoyo, West Coast writers in da house. […]

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Design Your Life Around Writing: An Interview with Guinevere Turner

Guinevere Turner Tamara MC interviews Guinevere Turner Turner is a screenwriter (American Psycho, The Notorious Bettie Page), film director, actress, and now author of a debut memoir, When the World Didn’t End. Turner spent the first eleven years of her life (1968-1979) in n urban hippie commune with approximately a hundred adults and sixty children. Like other […]

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WRITING LIFE: 9 Steps to Reach Your Dream Pubs by Tamara MC

Two years ago, I published my first essay. Since then, I’ve published nearly 30. If I can do it, so can you. There is no get-rich-quick formula. But, if I could sum up the process, it would be this: Work you’re a$$ off. (I am not glorifying overwork, but publishing is HARD.) This is a […]

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Why I Play Pickleball: On Calming the Writing Monster

I’ve ridden my bike 12.2 miles daily for the past three years. The night before, I make sure my Airpods are charged, and I head out in the afternoon during the warmest temps of the day. I live in Arizona, where we had 85-degree weather this past winter. Regardless, my muscles curse the wind when […]

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