I’ve pretty much always been lazy. Give me a hammock, a deadline to ignore, and a patch of sun to bask in and I’m a happy procrastinator. Years after accepting this personality quirk/limitation, I’m still trying to reconcile it with my ambition to complete everything on my annual to-do list. Spoiler alert: The to-do list… Read More Once More, Madrid.
HI, peeps! So…yeah. Last week’s post started a flurry o’ convo here and over on my Facebook page, much to my amazement because wow, there are other authors feeling the pinch and the stress and the existential WTF*ckery and I just wanted to tell all of you thank you for speaking up because I was… Read More Fangirl Friday: On (Re)writing space opera
HI, peeperas y peeperos! So yer friends at Dirt Road Books had SO MUCH FUN with the NaNoWriMo challenge in November that they’ve come up with another challenge to all you writer-types (of all stages) but this time, it’s a chance to get published with DRB! BEHOLD! The #mybook challenge! And if we pick your… Read More Get Published! The Dirt Road Books #mybook Challenge!
Happy New Year, everyone! This past year was a rough one for so many reasons. But we made it. We’re still here, and I hope this will be a better year for us all. It’s hard to believe that it’s 2018. So much has changed in the past couple of decades, yet in so many… Read More The More Things Change
A small murder of hopping-and-clucking crows crossed my path today while I was walking. One old bird took to the air, flew right over me, and lit on a telephone wire, glared down at me and gave me an earful. Caw! Caw! she seemed be saying in that sassy way that crows have, We’re back!… Read More Six Crows
Hey, friends! As Jove and I talked about in the Women and Words podcast last week, I did manage to track author and editor Victoria Villaseñor down and she graciously blogged her thoughts about the Bold Strokes Books festival in Nottingham. This was the 8th annual there, but this year was different because of horrific… Read More Bold Strokes Book Festival, Nottingham, by Victoria Villaseñor
Writing strengths — every successful writer either has them or develops them over time.… Read More Eight Writing Strengths