Claire Swinarski

I’m always working on my next project, but besides writing, you can usually find me reading great books, going on long walks with interesting podcasts playing through my headphones, trying new recipes, or enjoying beautiful Wisconsin summers at my family’s cabin in Boulder Junction, Wisconsin (the town Moose Junction from What Happens Next is based off of!) Things I love: hot coffee, going to the movies and getting a huge bucket of extra salty popcorn, early mornings when I’m the first one awake, boating, candles, the smell of air conditioning, old libraries, any season but winter, burritos, and snuggling babies.

The Glorification of Busy

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had people ask me this question: “How do you possibly have time for that?” If there was such a thing as a...