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Productivity recalibration

Phew, what a week! I slacked off, writing-wise, for most of this week. Partly because I had a belated Valentine’s Day date (we went out on Friday instead of Wednesday), but also because I was involved with some stuff with … Continue reading

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Romantic tropes (to name a few)

If the timing could have been worked out, I would do a post on Valentine’s Day itself to talk about romantic tropes that I enjoy in fiction, both in reading and writing. But I’m trying to keep this blog on … Continue reading

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Blowing Bubbles

Here’s a series of convoluted thoughts for you: commentary about Seattle weather led me to thinking about how social bubbles are so, so easy to fall into. The weather for the past week has been gray and overcast when it … Continue reading

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January Retrospective, February Prospective

2018 is (almost) one month down! Good job everyone, we’ve made it this far. (Or, I mean, I’ve done my best to muddle through. This has been a month of a lot of ups and downs, though at least nothing … Continue reading

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Anywhere but here (and back again)

The other day, a friend asked what one’s favorite and least favorite setting tropes in fiction. Just casually, the way one does on social media. And to be honest, that’s not something I think about very often or hard — … Continue reading

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The keyword is try

So far (knock on wood!) my resolution to write more in 2018 has been holding up! “It’s only been two weeks,” you might say, but considering how poorly 2017 as a whole went, I’ll take it. There have still been … Continue reading

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All my best laid plans

Nothing like getting sick to completely knock you down off your resolution high horse, huh? To be honest, it’s only knocked me off two days so far — I woke up Friday with the ticklings of a sore throat, which … Continue reading

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2018 Goals

New Year’s Goals! Because honestly, why not? I’m one of many people who likes to time starting afresh on goals and ideas with a new turnover — a week, a month, a year. And this is definitely something that’s been … Continue reading

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2017 In Review

The Year In Review As mentioned (many, many times), 2017 was definitely a rough year for me. From what I’ve seen, the same can be said for most people. Looking back on the year in broad review feels like one … Continue reading

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That’s music to someone

Every now and then, I cycle back to thinking about music. And of course right now the applicable music is Christmas music, which leads to my dual confession: 1. I hate Christmas pop music BUT 2. I love Christmas hymns. … Continue reading

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A lot of little scattered things

Today is one of those days where I’ve made approximately five separate false starts on trying to write a post and seriously contemplating seeing if there’s something I can throw up as a distraction, smoke and mirrors, pay no attention … Continue reading

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New Book: Forward the Hunt

I’ve got some exciting news! My new book, Forward the Hunt (part of LT3’s For The Hoard dragon collection) is going to be released late February next year!! (And yeah for me, that’s exciting enough to warrant two exclamation marks … Continue reading

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Thank You, And December

First, a brief shill My publisher, Less Than Three Books, currently has a sale going on! They’ve got a lot of excellent choices here, so if you’re looking for something new to read, check them out! My stuff can be … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Week Three Status Update

So, NaNoWriMo Week Three did not go very well, haha. I’m definitely behind! On the one hand, I do feel a little bad about that. I know I can be more disciplined than that, and a lot of my explanations … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Progress, Week 2

The actual progress NaNoWriMo Progress, week two: definitely not as strong as week one. On the other hand, “week one” was three days, one of which I had off, so the judgment scale is a wee bit biased. At this … Continue reading

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