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Coming Home

“Well, back to reality.”  – The Supreme Being – Time Bandits “I’m not crazy about reality, but it’s still the only place to get a decent meal.” – Groucho Marx I got home on Saturday afternoon from being away from … Continue reading

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Retreat!

I didn’t think I was going to get a blog post up, because here I am, decompressing after ConCarolinas, looking forward to spending nearly an entire week almost completely within my own head. For those of you new to the … Continue reading

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Sunday Schedule

  Here is where (and when) I’m going to be on Sunday. 9:00 AM – Rituals for Creativity. 11:00 AM – What Diversity Is Good For 2:00 PM – Avoiding the “Representing the entire (Insert Marginalized Person Here) Trap 5:00 … Continue reading

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Getting Away from it All

Balticon is in 4 days!!! Will I see you there? Check out the Events page for my schedule. I’d love to meet you. The next couple of weeks are going to be busy for me. I’ve got 3 days of … Continue reading

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Get Out There

Balticon is in eleven days!!! The schedule is more or less final, so here’s where I’m going to be: Sunday May 28, 2017 9:00 AM – Rituals for Creativity. 11:00 AM – What Diversity Is Good For 2:00 PM – … Continue reading

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Give Yourself Permission to Heal

I hate being laid up. In large part, it’s because it means that something has happened to lay me up, and that’s never a good time, but it also means that I’m usually sidelined in some way until I can … Continue reading

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You Don’t and You Do

You don’t: Need anyone to give you permission to write. Need listen when someone says, “Genre X” is dead. Need to do things “Just so” to be able to call yourself a writer. Need to Outline.* Need to discovery write. … Continue reading

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There is no Wrong Way to Write

Sometimes, when I’m writing, I feel like all I’m doing is just banging my head against my desk, trying to jar something loose. I don’t feel like I’m doing anything at all. That, of course, makes me feel like I’m … Continue reading

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Take Chances

Happy Sunday Y’All! This is going to be a quick one today because my “To-Do” list is pretty damned long and I am bound and determined to not spend the *entire* day working. So here goes… Take chances. In your … Continue reading

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Putting together an “Elevator Pitch”

Elevator Pitch. If you’re any kind of serious about getting traditionally published, or if you listen to writing podcasts, or if you hang out with writers or writing communities, you’ve heard about the “Elevator pitch”. It’s almost unavoidable. But, if … Continue reading

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