Author Natania Barron's internet brainwave.


All I have is a voice

November 9, 2016

All I have is a voice To undo the folded lie, The romantic lie in the brain Of the sensual man-in-the-street And the lie of Authority Whose buildings grope the sky: There is no such thing as the State And no one exists alone; …


I Wrote My Way Out Until I Couldn’t: A #HoldOnToTheLight Post

September 15, 2016

I generally don’t talk about my mental health. I generally don’t talk much about my feelings, either. Even to my closest friends and family. “You always keep things so bottled up,” my mother used to tell me. “You don’t have to.” For her, expression …


October and Pomegranates

October 10, 2015

I am thinking of my dear Aunt C a great deal today. I wrote two poems about the pomegranates that grow at her house, and I’m sharing them while I ruminate on the beauty, and darkness, that we find in October, that most brilliant of months.


Moving My Brain and My Stories, Too

July 5, 2015

Now that the office is finally set up in the new house, writing has begun again on Glassmere. Frustrating to take a break from something I’m enjoying so much, but there’re lessons to be learned there, too. The older I get, the more I realize …

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Do You Want to be my Alpha Reader?

March 7, 2015

If you follow me on social media, or anywhere really, you’ll note that I’m currently writing a magical realism novel called Glassmere. The elevator pitch is that it’s Downton Abbey meets Narnia. It’s set in the spring and summer 1914, and is the story of …


Eating Authors over at Lawrence M. Shoen’s Blog

February 20, 2015

With a whirlwind trip to California (that included the worst airline experience to date, thanks United Airlines!) and the snowpocalypse in NC, I totally forgot to share this bit! I met Lawrence at Illogicon last year, and through the magic of Tsu (really, this …