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Letting Go

Tomorrow, it will have been one solid week that I’ve been querying my new book, titled, “Jade Moon Waning.” Jade Moon is my second book and, on the day that I decided that it was ready to go out, I … Continue reading

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Future Me can be a Time Sink

If you’ve been following the blog for the past few weeks, you’ll know that I’ve been trying to manage my time better. If you’ve been following my Five Thing Thursday posts, you may have gotten a hint that, for me, … Continue reading

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Not in the Mood?

Earlier today (or maybe it was late last night), a friend on Twitter asked the #writingcommunity what got people in the mood to write. It was a pretty lighthearted question and the thread was full of good music recommendations. But … Continue reading

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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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