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February Word Challenge: Day 4

What happened to day 3?!?! Well, the Day Job was SUPER busy, and I had to work on another large project at lunch and during the evening. The next thing I knew, it was the 4th. Things happen. No need to beat myself…

February Word Challenge: Day 2

See here for my intro to what I’m doing this month. Check the bottom of the post for links to other people that are participating on their own blogs. Five Random Words: approbation rinses mooching parody iterations Free Association: Weird Al Yankovic funny…

February Word Challenge: Day 1

See here for my intro to what I’m doing this month. Check the bottom of the post for links to other people that are participating on their own blogs. Five Random Words: crossbeams accomplishments rings performer horror Free Association: brass circus trapeze clown car…

February Word Challenge

A good number of years ago, I challenged myself to write a scene every day for a month. I think I chose November because I wanted to do this challenge instead of NaNoWriMo for that year. This was also on another blog which…

2016 Recap and 2017 Goals

Here goes! 2016 Recap What a year. I’m keeping this about me (my blog, after all), not politics, celebrity losses, crazy out in the world, or anything else. Just the highlights, though. I’m sure I’m leaving out some stuff here, but I’m just…

Edits Done!

My most recent (which wasn’t really all that recent) post, I lamented about being nervous about my first experiences getting a novel edited. I shouldn’t have been. Everything went great! There’s an obvious fact that I couldn’t quite conceptualize: A good editor wants me…

Nervous About Edits

I received an email from my publisher, WordFire Press, on October 25th asking for the “current final manuscript” of Griffin’s Feather. They’d assigned an editor to the project, and were ready to move forward with the publishing process. Instead of being elated or…

MileHiCon 48

This is a bit last minute, but I’m finally stealing the time from something else to invite you to come out to MileHiCon 48. I’ll be there. Come say hi! Here’s my schedule: Friday 9 PM: Writer Meetup at the Bar Pikes Peak Writers…

RIP Strigidae Publishing

I announced my first novel-length publication contract back in April of this year. The contract was with Strigidae Publishing, and I’m sad to say that this is their last day of being in business. Yeah. They’re closing their doors. It’s because of some…

Overdue WorldCon Report and Publishing Announcement

So…. WorldCon was over three weeks ago, and I’m just now getting around to this. Most things are a hazy memory at this point, so this’ll probably be the world’s shortest WorldCon wrap-up report. The drive from Colorado to Kansas City was long and interesting.…