IWSG: The Nanowrimo Post

November 2 question – November is National Novel Writing Month. Have you ever participated? If not, why not? I did Nano last year, and won. The story? Well. shoot… which one was that? I probably need to be more specific when I’m filling out my nano profile. I don’t… actually… remember. I think it had

IWSG: Best Characteristics of Your Genre

The awesome co-hosts for the October 5 posting of the IWSG are Tonja Drecker, Victoria Marie Lees, Mary Aalgaard, and Sandra Cox! I’m revising a short story with an unreliable narrator… and wrestling with the POV issue. I feel like I don’t know anything about the story. I don’t even know if there’s a problem with the story. I’m probably

IWSG: The Worst Genre For Me to Write

The awesome co-hosts for the September 7 posting of the IWSG are Kim Lajevardi, Cathrina Constantine, Natalie Aguirre, Olga Godim, Michelle Wallace, and Louise – Fundy Blue! September 7 question – What genre would be the worst one for you to tackle and why? Oh, I definitely know the answer to this one. Romance would be the one that I’m least capable

IWSG: What Readers Want

The awesome co-hosts for the August 3 posting of the IWSG are Tara Tyler, Lisa Buie Collard, Loni Townsend, and Lee Lowery! August 3 question – When you set out to write a story, do you try to be more original or do you try to give readers what they want? Well, shoot. You can’t really get behind the way

And August Begins…

So, here we go. The start of a new month. I’m taking another swing at that elusive “perfect organizational system” and trying to condense everything I need to keep track of into a daily format. (Yes, the spreads are lovely… ish… or at least, trendy….ish. But the thing where my day is scattered across four

In Which I Suspect Malfeasance

My running light went missing somewhere between sunrise and sunset, and it’s been driving me nuts ever since. There’s something about waking up and realizing just before you have to leave that the thing that keeps you from getting run over by cars isn’t there. There’s something worse about involuntarily going out without it. I’m

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