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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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NaNoWriMo And Project Considerations

So like so many others, I’m doing NaNoWriMo this month! This is my first attempt in literally years; I hit a stride of being reasonably productive every day (shoutout to 750words, which is the system that has worked for me) … Continue reading

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Other genre considerations

When I was a kid, La Llorona and Bloody Mary frightened me more than any other whispered childhood mythology. Part of that was circumstantial — a prank by some older girls at a summer camp ensured that even today I … Continue reading

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Home again

Well, I’m back. We left on Saturday and had our aforementioned plane misadventures, and we returned on Friday. All in all, I think it was an ideal sort of vacation: one where I genuinely enjoyed what we did, and being … Continue reading

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Hawaii Travel Log, Day 1

Today is going to be a relatively quick sort of thing! I’ve gotten a little off track with what I’ve wanted to talk about on this blog, though part of that is also just because life keeps happening. This past … Continue reading

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Muddle through

When I was a kid, my dad’s favorite saying about life (and, honestly, this is still something he likes to say to me today) was all we could do was just muddle through. He’d say that any time life happened … Continue reading

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Writing plans for the month

To paraphrase, all the best laid writing plans of mice and me… But it’s a new month, so I’ve got some new plans. I have a notebook where I write out my productivity goals for the week and month to … Continue reading

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So the fox is getting married

Any time it rained when the sun was shining, my mother would tell me, “The fox is getting married.” I grew up in Texas, which for many years I considered part of “the South,” as it were. Geographically it made … Continue reading

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