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Archive for October, 2011

October 31st, 2011 by Olivia Boler

It’s Halloween, so what will you write tomorrow?

Hey everybody, Happy Halloween! What are you going to be? I’m going to be a writer. Who wears a pointy hat. So, tomorrow is November, which means the beginning of NaNoWriMo. Write 1,667 words each day until you have 50K at the end of the month. Cake walk. Today, writers all over the globe are […]

October 26th, 2011 by Olivia Boler

Reading your stories aloud is a good thing

Two nights ago, I attended an unusual reading of two of my friend Siobhan Fallon‘s short stories from her collection You Know When the Men Are Gone. It was at Z Space, a gallery and performance venue in San Francisco, presented by Word for Word and part of their Off the Page series. They’ve also […]

October 18th, 2011 by Olivia Boler

Finding the energy for NaNoWriMo

Thinking about blogging is my new favorite pastime, because actually sitting down to blog has become rather a challenge. I’ve been working a lot lately or taking care of volunteer projects, and I have to say, being this tired…this will make some of you roll your eyes, but I’ve never been this tired. I cannot […]

October 6th, 2011 by Olivia Boler

Optimistic or delusional? Let’s discuss 40

Yesterday was my 40th birthday, and I feel if I don’t blog about it, it’ll be like it didn’t happen. Kidding! Many of my close friends have already turned 40 or are about to, so I feel like I’ve been this age since I was about 37. Now that I actually am 40, it’s kind […]

October 3rd, 2011 by Olivia Boler

The Lipsticks of Elizabeth Street: A Noe Valley Cosmetics Line Is Born

The Lipsticks of Elizabeth Street: A Noe Valley Cosmetics Line Is Born. Sorry for the wee blog (or, you’re welcome!), but just wanted to share some journalism/feature writing I’ve done and did. Yes, I wrote this article about a very cool entrepreneur in my nabe. Please read!