Shelly’s personal blog.
Start writing by 8:00 in the morning. Every day. This doesn’t include grocery lists, To Do lists, or Facebook posts. Don’t turn to chocolate every time I see other writers’ happy tweets and status updates about awards and publishing contracts … Continue reading
At the airport, before we got on the plane to go to Israel, I talked about the itinerary with some of the women I’d be travelling with (through the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project), specifically, the day we were supposed to … Continue reading
A thirteen year-old Israeli boy (I’ll call him Max), tried unsuccessfully to commit suicide after being cyberbullied, relies on a breathing tube to live now, and is back in diapers. He will spend the rest of his life at a … Continue reading
It is manifestly right that the scattered Jews should have a national center and a national home and be reunited, and where else but in Palestine, with which for 3,000 years they have been intimately and profoundly associated? –Winston Churchill, … Continue reading