Sunday, March 16, 2014


I was asked (in the corporate sense of the word) to work 16 hours overtime this week and possibly next week (job #1). It's putting me in a really strange headspace given the amount of work I do as a teacher and writer. I honestly didn't think I could be stretched thinner than I was. I won't say more about that now, but it does mean this post will be short. :-)

Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen.

Meanwhile, here's some really great news: My first fiction chapbook comes out Thursday. Yes, DON'T TEASE THE ELEPHANTS will soon live (in ink and paper)! Mad thanks to Nate Jordon and Monkey Puzzle Press. This small book will be a compilation of 5 of my favorite stories, 2 of which star Rattle. I'll post more soon.

As Conan O'Brien says (according to some quote site), "Work hard, be kind, and amazing things will happen."

Have a beautiful week!


  1. Hi Jen! Congrats on your upcoming book. Love that title... Have a great week as well!

  2. Thanks! And thanks so much for stopping by, RYCJ! I hope you are fantastic! It's going to be a fun little book--five of my favorite stories over the last two years.


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