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Just a Note

This blog, you may have noticed, has hit a dry spell.  I can blame it on trying to train for the Boilermaker 15K or on Finish That Novel May or, today for example, on the headaches with which I am occasionally plagued.  258 more words


Dreaming of dictation

Recently, I was trying to convince a writer friend that voice-to-text software might solve a drafting roadblock. Today I was thinking I should have taken my own advice. 163 more words


Prague envy

My friend Mariette just came back from a 4 day trip to Prague and posted photos on Facebook.

I looked through her photos and felt like crying. 254 more words

Not Writing

Temporary Distractions

Life is throwing me many distractions, the biggest one right now being the health of my dog. After his latest seizure, the vet has come to suspect Dasher may have a liver shunt. 292 more words

Personal Life

Blah - Midweek blues

It’s cold.

MetService says 10 degrees Celsius but it feel waaaaaay colder in our lounge. It’s overcast which just adds to the blah.

My wrist hurts and typing with the splint is not fun. 92 more words

Not Writing

A bit of a recharge day

So, today I haven’t written anything, which is annoying, because I’m so near breaking 100k for the year. However, I needed a bit of a break and some time to make sure I’m back in the right mindset to deal with drunk characters instead of dragons. 92 more words

Just Blogging

A word nerd bonanza

I spent a wonderful weekend engrossed in the scribblings of one of my favourite word nerds. A brand new box set of books, being the best excuse to be distracted from life for two days… 25 more words