All posts by Sheila Hageman

Writing Beautiful Something Else

    The writing of Beautiful Something Else began as a “writerly” challenge between my writer friend Sandra Hurtes and me. We went to graduate school together in New York City and received our MFAs in Creative Nonfiction. We don’t get to see each other too often anymore now that I live in Connecticut. Well, one summer day in 2011, Sandy came to visit me and we went to my favorite restaurant on the water, Marnick’s. While we were eating, we discussed what projects we wanted to work on next, both of us having written memoirs. We thought it would be fun to write something just for fun and I thought—romance!  I […]