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Out of (Your) Control

Before I get into today’s post, I want to let you know that my Ravencon schedule is up on the Events page. If you’re going to be out and about in the Williamsburg, VA area next weekend, stop by and … Continue reading

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Long-Term and Short-Term

Before I get into anything today, I’d like to say a HUUUUUUGE congrats to the fine folk that are up for a Hugo Award this year. You can find the entire list of nominees here. You should go do yourself … Continue reading

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Perfect is the Enemy of Good

Happy Sunday folks! I’m afraid that this is going to be one of those “Do what I suggest, and pay no attention to what I’m actually doing” kinds of posts. First, let me explain what I mean by the title … Continue reading

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Be Honest with Yourself

Welcome to Sunday everyone! I hope you all had (and will continue to have) an awesome weekend. Before I get into the meat of today’s post, let me show you something related to it:             … Continue reading

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Pay it Forward

Happy Sunday, folks! This is probably going to be a shorter post than usual, because I, somehow, lost an hour this weekend. I’m looking for it, but those things are so squirrely, I figure that it won’t turn up again … Continue reading

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The First Draft is for You

Self-doubt is a thing. It’ll creep up on you from any number of dark paths and try and convince you that the thing that you’re working on will never work. That it won’t ever sell. That you’re not qualified to … Continue reading

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The Sound of Silence

I’m going to subtitle this: “The Head Wants, what the Head Wants.” I have always listened to music while I’m writing. The kind of music varies (or at least it used to), but it was always there. It’s there right … Continue reading

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Digging Out

This is what it looks like from my desk this morning.         What you can’t see is the layer of ice coating the top of all that white-stuff. What you can see is the top of, what … Continue reading

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Slow Going

I like to think I’m a patient person. I mean sure, that’s a sliding scale for all of us to some extent, and there have been days when I’ve been as steady as a brick wall and other days…well…maybe not … Continue reading

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One Word After the Other

“I don’t know what to write today.” This is a thing that I sometimes say to myself – especially when it’s true. It’s certainly something that I said to myself when I sat down to put this post together. The … Continue reading

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