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15 04, 2013

No Posting This Week

2013-04-13T00:53:08-06:00April 15th, 2013|Conferences, Pikes Peak Writers|Comments Off on No Posting This Week

Sorry folks, but I'll be ignoring my blog this week. It's for a good reason. This week is the Pikes Peak Writers Conference. I'll be moderating 3 or 4 sessions, presenting in 2 others, and acting as host for 2 open table conversations. I'm also doing some transportation duty to [...]

12 04, 2013

My Obligatory Hugo Post

2013-04-12T13:14:26-06:00April 12th, 2013|Conferences, Hugos|Comments Off on My Obligatory Hugo Post

The nominations for the Hugo award to be given out at LoneStarCon 3 were announced a few weeks back. I'm just now getting around to this post about who I'm voting for. I'm not posting this in any sort of attempt to "stuff the ballot" or influence folks. If I [...]

8 04, 2013

Monday Muse: 2013-04-08

2013-04-08T23:28:24-06:00April 8th, 2013|Monday Muse|Comments Off on Monday Muse: 2013-04-08

From time to time, my muse rears her head and talks to me. I’ve managed to capture some of these conversations and am sharing them with you. I will warn you that my muse is a potty-mouth. I have no control over what she tells me. Sorry. Muse: *leaning back [...]

4 04, 2013

My Outlining Process

2013-04-02T15:25:01-06:00April 4th, 2013|Outlining|Comments Off on My Outlining Process

When I outline, I like to do it by hand. I scribble out some key plot points that chain together to make the overall plot. Sometimes the points are simple, one liners. Sometimes I'll go a little more in-depth and scribble out a paragraph or so. I have this very nice leather-bound [...]

2 04, 2013

The Next Venture

2013-04-02T12:12:27-06:00April 2nd, 2013|Outlining, Warmother|Comments Off on The Next Venture

I'm about to launch into outlining the third book in the Laurin trilogy. However, neither of the first two books are anywhere near getting published. I have no agent. I have no editor. I don't have any "hot leads" on either front for Laurin's story. I've been told that writing [...]