I love my editor at Kveller. She helped me hone the voice that you know as “Mayim” here on Kveller, and it’s that voice that I believe got me to be asked to write my first book, and hopefully more books after it.
I almost always listen to my editor. But I rebelled last week.
You see, she asked me to write in response to someone on the internet who was speaking disparagingly about me regarding my personal (and rarely publicly discussed) decisions about vaccines. She wanted me to respond. I said no.
Why this rebellion? Here’s why. Read the rest of this entry →