4 Reasons Why Beginning Writers Should Blog

Here’s a Postscript secret for me as a writer: I work so hard to inspire my students to write for an academic audience because I’m overcompensating to cover up my own struggle to like my academic audience.  …waiting for the academic gods to strike me down… Looks like I’m in the clear (for now), and while I’m still here I’ll clear…

Meal Prep Monday: Hearty Chicken Noodle Soup

It’s Meal Prep Monday! Something strange happened this week. The fiancé asked for soup–the same guy, mind you, who has told me a number of weeks that soup is too watery for him, not at all filling even though you hear about so many weight loss studies that fed participants soup.    What changed his mind?…

20 questions with Jackie

Who am I? When I’m not asking myself that question, I’m busy finding the answer through my writing and moving. Every day in every way, I write and I move. To get to know me beyond writing and moving, here are 20 questions and 20 answers. 1) Where are you from?  St. Louis, Missouri. 2)…