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Head Down, Moving Forward.

I am deep into revising JADE MOON WANING. Of the feedback I got when I sent it out to my CPs, a universal response was that it was kinda slow for the first hundred pages. This time through, I saw … Continue reading

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Con Recap/Con Letdown

This time last weekend, I was at Balticon. I had the entire day, more or less to myself, programming for me having ended with a great panel discussion (I was the moderator – so my opinions on how it went … Continue reading

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A Cast of Characters

Earlier this week – or was it two weeks ago, I can’t remember – I finished a comprehensive read-through/edit of my current project (Working title: JADE MOON WANING). Part of this read through… Ok, full disclosure here: It should have … Continue reading

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Changing Your Mind

Two weekends ago, I was at Penguicon. I was only available for Saturday, but I had a great time. One part of the programming I was on was something called “Office Hours.” This is kind of what you’d think it … Continue reading

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What’s in a Name?

What goes into naming characters? Names have power. They form a direct link to a person. Character names can do double duty by conveying a sense, or a feeling about the character. Choosing names for your characters is important, not … Continue reading

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It Happens

I confess that today got away from me. I did get a good chunk of writing done, then I spent *A LOT* of time outside with chores, etc. Next thing I know, it’s after 6:00 Pm. Time to shower, feed … Continue reading

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A Game of Inches

I’m going to end this week by telling you a story, because – you know – that’s what I do. Last weekend, I got a Fitbit. A Fitbit Inspire HR to be exact, which wouldn’t even have been on my … Continue reading

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A New (for me) Take on Editing

Because writing is a craft where (if you’re lucky) you’ll never stop learning, it should come as no surprise to you to hear that I’ve discovered that my style of editing is changing. There are some parts that haven’t changed. … Continue reading

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So… Now What?

As you may be able to tell from the title of this post, I am no longer editing JADE MOON WANING!! I took advantage of a couple of cold-weather closures at the day job and I managed to make it … Continue reading

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Five Thing Thursday: January 31st.

Welcome, everyone to another installment of Five Thing Thursday and… Here are Five Things I want you to Know: Thing #1: It’s Back… The Two Questions With… Blog tour has returned!! *February is right around the corner and, recognizing that … Continue reading

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