Category Archives: About writing

Navigating the Seas of Submissions…

Sometimes, being a writer feels like you are riding out a storm in the middle of a turbulent sea. Waves are crashing over the bow, and you are sure you are going under any moment. This week has been something … Continue reading

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Year End/Beginning Post

The New Year has already proved itself a hectic wild child, but we will make the best of it. So this is my yearly “Here’s how I did and what I hope to do next” post. First of all, my … Continue reading

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That’s embarrassing…

With my desk generally looking like this, it shouldn’t be surprising to me that I sometimes procrastinate about getting anything done…but not to have posted since last June is a bit much. To be honest, there were a lot of … Continue reading

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Busy Little Bee, Me!

It’s been a fruitful week. I’ve been maintaining my self-instituted pace of at least one sub a day, and I am almost out of old pieces that have never found a home, so it will soon be writing everyday as … Continue reading

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Time For the Yearly Wrap Up Post…

And that just about sums things up. It wasn’t that nothing got done last year. I did get Strangers released for 13 O’Clock, and Forest of Bones (paid link) edited for Mocha Memoirs. Aside from that, pretty much nothing for … Continue reading

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Folk Tale Research Share

My schedule is all off kilter these days, but in my sorting, I came across some notes from a class I took on Folk Tales, and I thought that they might be of interest to some of my readers. 🙂 … Continue reading

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There’s a Lot of Correlation Between Editing and Sorting…

…so that’s why I am doing both at once… It’s been really hard to make myself stop cleaning (see Here’s the Clean for more on those adventures) and write these blog posts–as you may have noticed. But they really are … Continue reading

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Welp…that week off stretched to two…

It was a lovely break from blogging, but I am back at it. Still not writing much, but I have been really busy! While I haven’t been writing, I have finally been pushing through to get the edits finished for … Continue reading

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A Bit About Time Travel…

In writing, especially a novel, it isn’t likely that everything you want to say is linear in time. It MIGHT be…but there is a good chance that you want to tell something that happened in a characters past–or flash forward … Continue reading

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Songs that Tell Stories

  I have always been a sucker for a good ballad. From the time I was a little girl, this was my favorite sort of song, and I could listen to a good story song over and over. From Bobby … Continue reading

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