Quotes · San Francisco

20 Awesome Quotes About San Francisco

My two years in San Francisco has a special place in my writing career. After all, it’s where I wrote almost all of THE LAST TIME WE WERE US. SF is truly a magical place, and while I doubt I’ll be setting any books here in the near future (North Carolina is for the time being, my… Continue reading 20 Awesome Quotes About San Francisco

New York

My Last Weekend in New York: Karaoke, Gossip Girl, and 4 out of 5 Boroughs

I’m sitting here, it’s nearing one a.m., and I’m trying to finish a revision before I move to San Francisco in just three days. I’m surrounded by packed boxes, bubble wrap, blank-looking walls, odds and ends, and what looks like too much work to do in the time alloted. It will get done, though–it always… Continue reading My Last Weekend in New York: Karaoke, Gossip Girl, and 4 out of 5 Boroughs

New York

The Ten Things I’ll Miss Most About New York

I’ll be leaving this great city in exactly a week, and I’ve been thinking about the parts of it that are truly irreplaceable. Here are a few: The Craziness: I’ve seen a Spiderman impersonator using the leverage of a cart to bounce off walls like a scene from The Matrix. Celebrities walking down the street… Continue reading The Ten Things I’ll Miss Most About New York

New York · San Francisco · Writing

The Right and Left Coasts and Writing About Where You Live

I can’t believe that after five years in New York City, I will be leaving in less than two weeks. There’s truly no turning back at this point–the moving truck is booked, the first-month apartment is all set up, and we just called to cancel our internet! Haven’t started packing yet, but that’s only because… Continue reading The Right and Left Coasts and Writing About Where You Live