Sharon Van Epps

New essay at Grown and Flown

Like so many parents, when the recent college admissions scandal broke I felt shocked/not shocked. I mean, cheating on the SAT and ACT — that happens, right? But the creation […]

January’s Big New Book Order #amreading

I did another big book order this week, and decided I’d try to be more disciplined about this blogging thing and share some of the titles I can’t wait to […]

Fantastic Forthcoming Books…

A few writers I know, either “IRL” or through online connections, have new books coming out soon. This week I did a big pre-order, so I thought I’d share the […]

Getting Started as a Writer: Finding a News Peg

I published a new essay this week, titled Sexism Against Female Athletes Starts Early. Just Ask My Daughter, tied to the drama surrounding Serena Williams and the disastrous US Open […]

Career advice from a master: David Sedaris

Recently, I heard from an editor who’d published an essay of mine a few years ago. She’s moved into corporate communications, where the $$$ is much better than in publishing, […]

New Essay on Why #FamiliesBelongTogether

Yes, I know. Bad news is everywhere right now. Sometimes we have to turn away to recover and recharge, but then we must re-engage. We can’t afford not to. In […]