My Mind is Alive

TODAY’S BREW: What kind of a middle-aged white woman would I be if I didn’t say Pumpkin Spice? By Julie  So, what happened was… I went away from regular stuff. Not in the locked-up sense, I just sort of ignored everything. Not sort of, I did. I ignored the email list, the blog, the FBContinue reading “My Mind is Alive”

A String of Unrelated Wonderful Things to Make You Feel Good

TODAY’S BREW: Target Coconut, also the name of my new band By Julie  The following is a bunch of unrelated things that make me happy and will do the same for you, just to remind you I’m here. Writing books, being Julie. OKAY GO I penned the editing note today, “Don’t be on the receivingContinue reading “A String of Unrelated Wonderful Things to Make You Feel Good”

The Language of Fear: a Women in Horror Guest Post with Harli V. Park

TODAY’S BREW: Mocha something from Target (this part) by Julie  A self-described squid, this talent-tentacled force somehow manages to cohesively put her work into the world through so many ways, I don’t even know how I can give her justice. Harli’s blog (click here) gives you plenty to dive into, but follow her on Instagram and where IContinue reading “The Language of Fear: a Women in Horror Guest Post with Harli V. Park”

Why Being a Woman in Horror is a Triumph

TODAY’S BREW: Butter Rum from Target, one of my favorites. (If you have not had Target coffee, well let me just tell you.) By Julie  IT’S FEBRURARY, has been for 16 days, and once again I’m ashamed to do this: “CRAP, IT’S WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH!” Every year I want to do a GIANT THINGContinue reading “Why Being a Woman in Horror is a Triumph”

The Harpy, by Julie Hutchings

Originally posted on Article 94:
Charity Blake survived a nightmare. Now she is one. Punk-rock runaway Charity Blake becomes a Harpy at night—a treacherous mythical monster who preys upon men just like the ones who abused her. Struggling through an endless stream of crappy coffee shop jobs, revolted stares, and self-isolation during the day, Charity longs…

In Which I Make an Exciting Declaration

TODAY’S BREW: Gingerbread because winter is at the tail end it feels but then snow happened and where even am I. By Julie  This post is random HARPY happiness because of the books I’ve put into the world, this one brings me nothing but constant joy and positivity and has been received so well thatContinue reading “In Which I Make an Exciting Declaration”

On Being Unavailable

TODAY’S BREW: As much as I can before the cream runs out By Julie  My last blog was about resolutions and crap, and this one is also like that but different. The last blog proclaimed how my focus is all over the place at the beginning of the year. Possibilities everywhere, chasing down opportunities likeContinue reading “On Being Unavailable”

Working Hard at Working Hard and Looking for Opportunity

TODAY’S BREW: Gingerbread, because I’m still holding on. By Julie  BEST OF NEW YEARS TO YOU ALL! I don’t know about you guys, but a new year for me doesn’t start out with I’M GOING TO CHANGE EVERYTHING I DON’T LIKE AND DO BETTER AT ALL THE THINGS I DO LIKE AND ALL OF THISContinue reading “Working Hard at Working Hard and Looking for Opportunity”

You, Me, and Barrel House Z

TODAY’S BREW: coconut laced with…cream. Yeah, cream. By Julie  HARPY HOLIDAYS, FOLKS! (See what I did there? I won’t ever let it go #buymybook.) This Christmas/I’ll give you my harp/ee The very next day/You’ll read it away… Okay, seriously though, I’ll be at the Holiday Market Place at Barrel House Z in Weymouth, MA THIS VERYContinue reading “You, Me, and Barrel House Z”

When So Much Good Happens You Feel Pukey From Smiling and Happy-Crying: The Holly Jolly Hedge Fund

TODAY’S BREW: Dunkins dregs By Julie  It’s occurred to me that blogging falls to the wayside A LOT, and that my blogs lately are about doing things for literacy and kids. Well, today that’s what I’m writing about, so suck it up. A truly amazing thing has happened. You all know how I run ScholasticContinue reading “When So Much Good Happens You Feel Pukey From Smiling and Happy-Crying: The Holly Jolly Hedge Fund”