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Keeping It Real

At the OWFI conference this year, there was a workshop on “Keeping it Believable,” which I think should be mandatory for ALL writers. Not just sci-fi and fantasy writers (though it was geared towards them) but EVERYONE. 851 more words

Writing And Books

Becoming a judge for writing competitions

If you’re like me, I always thought you had to be a published author to judge writing competitions. Not so!

Three years ago I answered a call for judges from a conference for young adult and children’s book writers. 210 more words

How's The View?

The Opposite of Anticipation

Most of us know that life can often change in a heartbeat. Three weeks ago, my blog post was optimistically entitled, “Living a Life Full of Anticipation”. 401 more words


No One Can Break You in But You

I just spent one hell of an awesome weekend at World Horror Con. It was my first experience as a track director, planning panels, and coordinating authors. 2,061 more words


Starting Over

I’ve always been a pantser. Sort of, anyway. I used to be able to sit down and pick up where I’d left off the day before, confident that my characters would guide me down exactly the right path. 1,032 more words

Writing And Books

The Zoom of Writing Conferences

OWFI 2015 will forever be the writing conference that dreams are made of.

I’m still pinching myself, carrying around that one business card I never thought I’d ever get no matter how long I queried, wrote, begged, cried … you know the drill. 321 more words