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NaNoWriMo prep, 2013 edition

Oh, yes, it’s that time of year again. That month when I completely fall off the face of the earth IRL, but inversely become more active on social media because I’m compulsively distracting myself from THE EPIC WRITING CRUSADE known as National Novel Writing Month. (In brief, it’s a challenge to write 50,000 words of … Continue reading



Polarized Expectations

I have two sets of expectations I walk about with every day. Two completely different visions of the outcome of any given event. One is very reasonable. Moderate. My logic runs this expectation calculator: This lasagne will be edible. The Six Flags trip might get rained out. The Wolverine is going to be so bad … Continue reading


when last we left…

I’m re-reading the Hollows series by the masterful Kim Harrison. I’m trying to glean all the lessons I can from her writing, envious as I am of her immersive world stuffed with characters you can’t help but latch onto and root for heartily. Those big things she’s been successful with are very obvious, but I’m … Continue reading