Marcia Byalick

Marcia's written three novels, three self-help books and dozens of essays for women’s magazines. She’s taught memoir writing, wrote for the Long Island section of The New York Times, and served as the content editor of

Two Jolly Ranchers

When my daughter Carrie was little, I could make her feel better by preparing a tuna fish sandwich just how she liked it…chopped fine with celery on white toast without the crust, cut into four triangles. Last month, beyond exhausted after coming off a 26-day-straight work schedule, she required a more sophisticated rescue plan…a spur…

DVR Compulsion

DVR Compulsion

If I read a book or visit friends or have a conversation with my husband that involves eye contact, I run the risk of losing my copy of The King’s Speech.