You know the Blind Melon song, No Rain? And the video with the bee girl? Going to the Erma Bombeck’s Writer’s Conference is like finding my bee group. I feel safe and wanted. The conference pretty much feels like Christmas morning felt like when I was a child. Only without stockings and my dad getting pissed off over something and threatening to give away all of our presents...

Erma Bombeck Writers Workshop 2022: Plus One to Paradise


I am home in my bed with my phone, one of my cats and my laptop. I haven’t even turned on the TV. I am exhausted. And satisfied. The Erma Bombeck Writer’s Workshop 2022 was held this weekend. This only happens every two years. Due to the apocalypse, 2020 was virtual, and it’s been four years since seeing my friends in person. I have a lot to say about this, but right now...


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