A Story About My Brother

Six years ago, my brother Isaac was an alcoholic just starting to get sober. He had almost died, almost let the drink do the job of killing him. He’d almost given up on his life. Today is his birthday and I am miles away in LA. When I called him on FaceTime this morning, he […]

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Post-its to Somewhere

My house is covered in post-its. Not because I’m mapping out a new story or making notes on a revision, not for the purpose of tracking plot lines or marking pages in a well-worn manual. In less than thirty-days, I am moving. Those post-its, colored pink and green and orange are a map to the belongings […]

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A Broken Bone Does Heal

Two weeks ago, I broke my left kneecap. Right after it happened, I refused to acknowledge the pain, the promise of a longer recovery than an afternoon propped up in bed reading, because how could I be confined so completely, restricted so unkindly? I had life to live and plans that week and everyday my […]

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Road Trip Wednesday: #163 Goals Anyone?

Road Trip Wednesday is a ‘Blog Carnival,’ where YA Highway’s contributors post a weekly writing- or reading-related question that begs to be answered. We ,the bloggers who love YA Highway, post our response and then link it in the comments of the YA Highway site. Pretty fun! This Weeks Topic: What are your goals for the […]

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