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cultural shifts and speculative fiction

So I’m aware that I released a book and basically disappeared for four months. Does it help if I had a good reason? A cute reason, actually. Cuteness aside, I’ve had a lot of topics swirling about in my mind … Continue reading

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How to Use Project Management Skills as an Author

Originally posted on PeoWriMos — Peoria Writers' Group:
Project management is a valued resource in the business world, but can it help you with creative endeavors like writing a novel? Of course! Employing project management skills will help you beat…

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perfectly progressive: a rant about tense

A pet peeve of mine: seeing extra had’s and was’s peppering stories. Now, I’m not so arrogant as to think that throwing my opinion around on this topic will somehow change the internet, make these questions stop popping up on … Continue reading

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“I’m worried about you, Aggie.” He glanced down at her jeans, eyes lingering purposefully on the holes and blood. “I think you’re in trouble.” “Trouble? No. Not at all.” “You’re wearing the same clothes as yesterday.” Sam quirked one eyebrow … Continue reading

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She had mistakenly believed that borrowing the van meant asking nicely instead of holding the cashiers at gunpoint. If she weren’t already an angel, she’d be going straight to Hell. angelhide, a divine comedy of errors

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process improvement

If there is one thing I learned from writing Demonspine, it’s that I don’t actually have a process yet. It’d be easy to fall into the trap of thinking I did. I mean, I’ve been writing for six years, almost seven … Continue reading

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advice to my younger writer self

I don’t know where this question popped or even why, but it did, and it’s been bouncing around my head all day: what advice would I give to my younger writer self? For a long time I thought it’d be: … Continue reading

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