So, today is International Women’s Day and it makes me wonder what exactly that means and what is the best way to celebrate it? I mean, some of the stuff I’ve read this morning sounds good: we’ve got women walkouts in Spain, shutting down major commute options, we’ve got protests and such all over as […]
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The final book in the Shades and Shadows trilogy has been a slow go for me, not because I was bored of the story or anything like that. In fact, I still love this story a great deal. However, in the process of re-writing the first two books several times there were a number of […]
When I was a teenager I loved dystopian fiction. I was obsessed with the idea of the end of the world as we know it and how the people left after catastrophe would survive. I wanted to visit all kinds of different worlds with different types of societies and different means of living. Part of that, […]
Today is a day in American culture that seems to scream that you must be paired up, that without a life partner who can shower you with expensive presents on this arbitrary day in February, you don’t matter. I don’t begrudge those who are happily coupled (or triaded or quadra-coupled, or whatever number works for you), […]
Some days it’s hard to be a writer who has a day job. Inevitably, my muse gets chatty while I’m trying to write some technical instructions or what have you. Today is one of those days. The main character in my blood witch story has been really chatty the last few days and if I […]
I’ve spent most of the first month of 2018 sick. I caught a cold at New Years that became a sinus infection that did not respond to the first two antibiotics we tried. I just finished my course of clarithromycin yesterday. I’m still super congested, but feeling so much better! Which means I can begin […]
Recently we finished up our second Creativia anthology. Like the first one, all of the writers started with the same prompt, and had about four months to write. This time around, their prompt was “The letter/email/missive/message was ominous, if a little vague in the details. “Midnight, on the bridge. Come alone.”” The finished product is […]