Quiet Craving: Using Solitude for Deep Work in the Arts

When I was young, I wanted to be a nun. This was actually a compromise. I aspired to be a monk, but reality was creeping in, and when I cast my eyes into the adult future, I worried that even if I kept my short hair, my double X chromosomes would somehow be discovered. It […]

The Many Hats of Elizabeth Anderson, Part 2

Continued from Part 1 An outgrowth of Elizabeth’s writing group is her work as a freelance editor. Picture her next wearing an accountant’s green eyeshades, reading my manuscript, and scribbling notes in the margin. I asked her what she looks for when she considers taking on a new project. “The primary thing I look for […]