Women Run Screaming

Archiving during the pandemic shutdown–it’s a pastime of lots of us old folks. I admit to feeling nostalgic as I box up historic files and read through past Tradeswomen Magazines. The quarterly magazine was published for nearly two decades, the 80s and 90s, and it tells the story of our movement for equity in nontraditional jobs. Of all my writings published in the magazine, the short fiction still resonates best. Here’s a story from the Spring, 1987 issue.





Author: Molly Martin

I'm a long-time tradeswoman activist, retired electrician and electrical inspector. I live in Santa Rosa, CA. molly-martin.com. I also share a travel blog with my wife Holly: travelswithmoho.wordpress.com.

4 thoughts on “Women Run Screaming”

    1. The illustrations are mine. I’d forgotten these old artistic endeavors. WordPress has been troublesome lately and hasn’t let me post replies. Maybe this will be posted so let me take this opportunity to thank you, Eve, and all who wrote comments. Holding you all close to my heart.


  1. hi molly,

    i seem to remember this piece. i like it a lot. So well written, as usual! hope you and Holly are doing well.

    love, yvonne

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