“Showing Up for the Work”: An Interview with Fiction Writer Rosalia Scalia

Rosalia Scalia is the author of the story collection, Stumbling Toward Grace (Unsolicited Press, November 2021) and a second, forthcoming collection.  Her fiction has appeared in numerous literary magazines, including Notre Dame Review, North Atlantic Review, The Portland Review, Oklahoma Review, and many others. She works a full-time job in public relations, while also managing a busy writingContinue reading ““Showing Up for the Work”: An Interview with Fiction Writer Rosalia Scalia”

Crafting a Chapter Book Series

 As a young girl, who lived in a rowhouse in South Philadelphia and played Wiffle ball in the street, I loved no book more than Anne of Green Gables. Anne was an orphan who was adopted by a pair of siblings who initially had wanted a boy to help them manage their farm. Instead, theyContinue reading “Crafting a Chapter Book Series”

Creating A Solid Morning Writing Routine

I used to envy writers who were independently wealthy, who did not have to get up to go to a mundane job to pay the mortgage and keep the heat on. I imagined a glamorous  and indulgent life in which I could spend my days writing, reading, and having business lunches with my agent. TheContinue reading “Creating A Solid Morning Writing Routine”