The Year of Months is going to become the “Year or Two of Months.” Many of y’all know what the Year of Months is, but some don’t so here’s a little refresher:The Year of Months was a personal experience I took part in from November 2009 through October 2010. Every month, I would commit to … Continue reading The Year or Two of Months
On Black Friday, shopping for Christmas gifts is on everybody's mind, even those who are desperately avoiding the crowds. Writers are sometimes hard to buy for; I know I am. So I'm creating this list for those poor folks shopping for a gift for the writer in their life. (And if you're a writer, you … Continue reading Indulgent Gifts for the Writer In Your Life
I’m approximately 20,000 words behind on NaNoWriMo and it’s the week of Thanksgiving. One of these is why I’m phoning it in with a short (but GOOD!) post for Two For Tuesday.What is Two For Tuesday? You post two of anything. Doesn’t matter what it is, they don’t have to be related. And since I’m … Continue reading (Two For Tuesday)^2
I’m querying right now, so I’m sorry, but it’s all I can think about. Last night I had my SFF crit group look over my first ten pages again.One guy didn’t like the way I introduced the characters. He wanted more info about why they treat each other the way they do in the opening … Continue reading It’s All Subjective. Really.
I started querying THE DEMONS YOU KNOW... on November 2nd. That's exactly two weeks ago. I know it doesn't seem like a long time, especially in the glacially slow publishing world, but in waiting-to-hear-back-on-my-query time, it's like a gazillion years. Seriously, it took me about an hour to press that "send" button for the first … Continue reading It’s As Bad As You Think It Will Be…
My skin, especially on my head, constantly itches. Every time you see me, every time I tweet, every time I blog, know that my head is itching and I’m barely containing the urge to scratch it.That may not sound too bad to you – and it’s not for a little while – but it’s a … Continue reading I’m not a leper
Whew! You guys have no idea how hard Vegetarian Month was for me! In the scope of Year of Months themes, it was easy in that I didn’t really have to do anything extra, but was hard in that I really wanted bacon.I know some people were taking bets against me, but I did, in … Continue reading My Month of Living Meatlessly