I’m currently in “pre-production” on a new-ish project, by which I mean I am engaged in working the kinks out… Read more Pre-Production Report: The next WIP
I’m not silly enough to assume this is true of all writers, but it’s certainly true of me: I need silence.… Read more The Importance of Silence and Downtime
One hopes, when one is an “aspiring” writer, that once one gets within sight of being published, impostor syndrome will… Read more Impostor Syndrome, My Old Friend
So, I’m pretty sure this is a good book that I’m writing. I mean, I don’t know for sure that… Read more Revision: How A Book Gets Better
Yep. I did it. Not the first novel-length thing I’ve done, but certainly the first that has ANY chance of… Read more VP Novel First Draft: DONE
When I first started reading Anne Leckie’s Ancillary Justice, I commented to a friend that I didn’t like the “linguistic trick”… Read more The Power of Diverse Authors and Stories
So, I finally got that sleep I’ve been needing. And I’ve been writing. Around 40,000 words now. I realized… Read more It’s been a while. Here’s what’s up with me and my writing.
“Dudes, what’s going on down there?” “What do you mean, Brain?” “There’s no writing going on.” “Well, you see, the… Read more A conversation between brain, hands, and heart.
I’m planning to attend the Nebula Weekend (though probably not the awards banquet itself; haven’t decided, yet). I figure, I… Read more Nebula Awards Weekend
As always, Thanksgiving week had ups and downs. Monday was great. My daughter still had school, but I was off,… Read more Thanksgiving Week: Ups and Downs