My blog stats for 2016-I didn't blog much in 2016: only 59 posts, exactly half as much as 2015. So I had fewer visitors: 64,077, down from 84,620.
Tannenbomb*-Holiday tradition around here: blow the Christmas up. But because 2016 was so fucking special, you get four versions. Enjoy
A note about comment policy-The rule here is simple: play nicely. I have no problem with disagreement; I do have a problem with lack of common courtesy.
Writing in difficult times-We are writers. We must write. We must use hard and honest words. Not 'alt-right' but white supremacist. Not 'religious exception' but homophobic hate. Not 'thoughtless' but ableist. Call it what it is. A writer's job is to tell her truth, loud and clear.
Guidelines for Non-Disabled Writers-Just republishing this for future reference. First published in Literary Hub, August 23, 2016 Recently I have read several articles about disabled...