Unproposing Marriage, and other Emily Post Moments

I was thinking about an old friend, today. No reason. Except… uhm… maybe the latest blockbuster murder brought it up. Specifically, the question was… how long would it take my grade school era best friend to kill me, if we had gotten married? Okay. So, he’d probably (almost certainly) pick a healthier alternative to murder.

The Casual Awkwardness of Season Tickets

It’s the end of summer, so I’m knee deep in Husker Football season right about now. I’m not an expert on the subject. I can tell you the basics. How many points for a touchdown, what color shirt to wear on game day, and a few fun historical facts about Bugeaters and Soap Games. Anything

Organizational Skills: A Brief History

I was browsing bargain books, today. I know. Not exactly an earth-shattering revelation. Dread Nation is on sale for $1.99, and I didn’t find an audiobook replacement for the book I really ought to push my way through. (Pretty sure I was promised vampires. Where are the vampires? Are they… behind Woodrow Wilson?) I bumped

Critiques and Consultations and Queries, oh, my.

It’s been a long year, and I’m trying to find just the right kick in the butt to get myself going again. I think I’m back on track with the revision. I’m still looking for that moment with the rough draft I’m working on. I like the premise, but I still haven’t found the right

IWSG: Success

  The awesome co-hosts for the September 1 posting of the IWSG are Rebecca Douglass, T. Powell Coltrin @Journaling Woman, Natalie Aguirre, Karen Lynn, and C. Lee McKenzie! September 1 question – How do you define success as a writer? Is it holding your book in your hand? Having a short story published? Making a

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