The Birmingham Jane

Introducing The Birmingham Jane

By Javacia Harris Bowser, See Jane Write Magazine Founding Editor “What will do you do to help others rediscover the magic of Birmingham?” That was the question posed to attendees of the March 1 TEDxBirmingham conference. We were each given a commitment form to fill out answering that question and invited to share our plans…

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A Lesson in Bookstore Feminism

By Mandy Shunnarah  Maybe it’s just me, but in my recent trips to bookstores, I’ve noticed an inordinate amount of “wife” titles in the fiction section. The Aviator’s Wife, The Paris Wife, The Time Traveler’s Wife, The Senator’s Wife, Ahab’s Wife, The Shoemaker’s Wife… and a Goodreads search of “wife” will yield many more. My…

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See Jane Cook: Cajun Shrimp and Pea Risotto

By Christy Turnipseed  Mardi Gras is around the corner and I happen to love Cajun food — all of it. I love seafood and spicy food, so what could be better? For this Cajun-inspired recipe I decided to combine two of my favorite foods — Cajun shrimp and risotto. Yes, I know you’re thinking that…

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See Jane Read: A Partial History of Lost Causes

By Mandy Shunnarah  If you were to ask me the best book I’ve read in the past two years, I could tell you without thinking about it. Yet, as much as I have loved A Partial History of Lost Causes by Jennifer duBois, I’ve actually avoided writing a book review about it. It’s not because…

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See Jane Cook: BLT Pasta

By Christy Turnipseed BLT Pasta — this dish is a simple one, however, with a little bit of love it becomes something amazing. It takes some time to roast the tomatoes, but on a cold night, this dish is very comforting, especially if you love bacon. I love bacon. I mean, I really really love bacon. I…

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How to Break Out of a Blogging Rut

By Tanya Sylvan When the New Year rolled in you expected it to come with renewed inspiration to do everything bigger and better than the year before. But January has come and gone and somethings feels off. The blog, or freelance gig, or novel that once was exciting to write suddenly seems like a chore.…