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Launch Sequence

Launch Sequence

Life lately has been a flurry of Flotsam-related emails and phone calls. It is tremendous and I wouldn't trade it for the world, but it's left my h...

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It's not all hard work

It's not all hard work

There are shenanigans and plans in the works around here! On Thursday, Colin Coyle of Parvus Press emceed a Conversation on Craft between the lo...

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Bravado and Braggadocio

Bravado and Braggadocio

I have a lot of confidence about my writing when I sit down to craft stories about other people. Not so much, when I need to write about myself. I...

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2018 - The First Two Weeks

2018 - The First Two Weeks

Wow. Just. Wow. I knew, at the end of December, that I felt very positive about 2018. And it wasn't just me. There seems to be this hum, this...

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Projects on my Plate

Projects on my Plate

I'm in a very to-do listy mood today. Sometimes all the joy I get comes from planning and deciding on directions and next steps. Thankfully this do...

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Who knew?

Who knew?

When I get to bed on time (Sunday night), I wake up on time (Monday morning). When I fall asleep on the couch and don't get up to go to bed until 2...

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NaNoWriMo Recap

NaNoWriMo Recap

I suppose I should talk about NaNoWriMo. About juggling multiple projects in a month-long attempt to write 50,000 words. I did the same for last y...

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There are always more words

There are always more words

As I worked on my most recent set of NaNoWriMo short-form projects, the serialized episodes of Phantom Traveler, I ran into a stitch. Love &...

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Introspeculative Fiction

Introspeculative Fiction

How do writers weave stories about places and times and societies that don't exist? How can we 'write what we know' if we are making it all up? ...

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I Delete Words During NaNoWriMo.

I Delete Words During NaNoWriMo.

My goal is to finish stories, not to gather words I know will be deleted with shame and haste on December first. I don't count my tweets. I don'...

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