Tag Archive | "women writers"

Number 60 with a Bullet?

Wednesday, December 14, 2011

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Lists are always a touchy subject, especially in the blogosphere.  Who was included?  Who wasn’t?  Are they really important?  Are they a fair representation of  “the best?” But it is nice when your peers get together and decide that what …

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What if We Were Really Honest?

Thursday, September 29, 2011

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What would the never-ending debate about what it’s like to be a stay-at-home mom vs. a work-at-home mom vs. a work in an office mom look like if we all talked honestly about our experiences?  No worn-out cliches about pretending …

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How Are You Managing at Midlife?

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

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As I get ready for the release of Mothers of Intention: How Women and Social Media are Revolutionizing Politics in America, I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about my next Pundit chapter. Having a book published has …

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The Flip Side of Lisa Belkin’s “Jinxed” Theory

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

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As a general matter, I enjoy reading the posts at Lisa Belkin’s New York Times blog, Motherlode.  I’ve met Lisa and she’s a lovely person, a great writer and her column has interesting food for thought.  But there are …

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Things That Made Me Mad This Week

Friday, January 7, 2011

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Not enough women writers to keep the column Broadsheet going at Salon.  Really?  I wish they’d called — I could have given them a really long list of great women writers who think about the broad spectrum of politics from …

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An Open Letter to the New York Times About Mom Bloggers, Women Writers & the Universe

Monday, March 15, 2010

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Dear New York Times (other mainstream media outlets, you should probably pay attention, too), I’m so weary of your attempts to marginalize women writers online who happen to be mothers that I almost couldn’t write this letter. But I realized …

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Dear Publishers, Sorry About My ‘X’ Chromosomes

Tuesday, March 2, 2010

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I’ve been wondering for a few months whether and when women’s voices will finally be taken seriously.  Apparently, my two X chromosomes have been clouding my view of the writing world. So much of our writing gets labeled as “chick …

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is "mother’s milk" trumping the mommy-blogger?

Friday, August 3, 2007

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I’m David Wescott, the political hack/PR flack who blogs about blogging at It’s Not a Lecture, and I’m so grateful to PunditMom for letting me borrow her soapbox today. One of the things I do is track the issues-based …

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An Excellent Question

Friday, June 22, 2007

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“Everytime I spend a hour or two with a room full of women, I find myself asking the same question: Why aren’t we running the world yet?” This comment comes from the wonderful Connie Schultz, a Pulitzer-prize winning columnist and …

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