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Today is the first interview in a series examining the interrelated roles that writing and parenting have on our lives. I'm so lucky to have my friend Ami as my first guest! Unsurprisingly, her impressive background in self-examination produced some answers that will keep me thinking for a long time. First, a little about Ami, and then we'll get on to the questions! Ami Chen Mills-Naim is a global speaker, coach, trainer, editor and author of Sta [...]

The morning after the election, I did what I could to keep my world from falling apart. I kept my writing date with my friend, burying myself in my novel. I took refuge in my own world, that of my own creation. Is this an act of defiance, or retreat? Is art only self-care? What is the value of writing stories, especially when that time could be spent on the resistance effort? It can seem a sort of betrayal to do your own work, to continue carving [...]