Mountaingirlz is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to demonstrate to girls on the verge of puberty—especially less-coordinated girls on the verge of puberty, like I was—that they are athletes by guiding them to the top of a mountain. The idea is to make them think in terms of what their bodies can do, not what they look like. At the moment Mountaingirlz is in a holding pattern while I try to convince people to buy my books, but watch this space for further developments as they come.

New, or Practically New

  • Fame and Fortune: Currently working on, and shocked to find I’m making headway with, the latter. Partly because of a bit of movement on the former. Perhaps endurance is the key to everything after all.