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Wow. So, a little dizzy here after a busy week. My husband and I are doing massive yard work thanks to the end of the California drought! 348 more words

Writing Life

Reflections on relaxation

Happy Monday! I’ve been busy resting, LOL! Me, my husband, our son, and several of our friends have all had health issues that have forced us to slow down. 172 more words


FanF*ckingFiction! Cool things I'm learning from fanfic

Hi, all!

Ermahgerd TEH BIZZYS! I have been BIZZY. No surprise there, right?

So today I thought I’d chat a bit about fanfic. NOTE: I am not TEH EXPERT in such matters. 2,240 more words


Weekend Edition - Lean Into It

“It’s a shame they turned the lights out just as we got here,” my friend said, but I was secretly relieved. “Bend your knees and lean into it,” she advised as I lurched unsteadily onto the hardwood rink. 1,462 more words


On Productivity and Publishing

I’ve written three books of fiction to date, all story collections; though, only one of them has been published. This is not remarkable or typical in any sense, even if I do have the stereotypical writer’s voice in my head telling me that I should be submitting to more book contests, etc. 474 more words


Writing Life: Down the Rabbit Hole (Again)

I’ve been struggling for a couple of weeks to write the introductory section of Chapter Four of the book Tracy Crow and I are working on. 229 more words

Writing Life

Weekend Edition - The Secret Truth About Writing

In the summer of 2007 my fourteen-year marriage was limping toward what would turn out to be a less-than-amicable divorce. I split my days between denial, mild panic attacks, and desperately trying to figure out what I would do to support myself and my three-year-old daughter. 1,102 more words