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A Present for the Czarina of Neptune

Some mornings, I wake up and decide it feels like a day to try something new.

I rummage¬†around my house, looking for supplies, and my family occasionally looks at me as if I’m starting to grow feathers. 383 more words

Ramble-y Thought-y Thing

Summary of a Summary

I spent a lot of yesterday working on a novella outline. I intend to participate in Camp NaNoWriMo next month, and I’ve by-the-seat-of-my-pants-ed that 50,000 word dash before, but I’m usually happier with the results when I have a loose plan. 363 more words


YOU Come Up With the Title - 10 Writerly Confessions

1. I’m not a Coffee-Shop writer. I’m a Lock Myself in my Room and Halt Work Immediately When Someone Else Enters Like I Have Been Caught Trying to Smuggle Contraband Beagles writer. 614 more words


I Really Just Want Cookies From Grandma

Let’s talk about family, friends, friends of friends, acquaintances, perfect strangers and their very favorite question once they find out you’re a writer:

“So, what’s your book about?” 741 more words


May Looks Nice

Ask me about the character flaw that most often bites me, and I will tell you about my unshakeable and absolutely delusional belief that any problem can be solved by running straight at it and driving it into the ground. 550 more words


What's Behind Door Number Two

At 11:30 PM, I apparently have two options:

I can explain my state of mind in low and melodramatic tones, all long-sentenced and adjective-heavy in the dim light of my square, little room with midnight seeping in over the windowsill. 107 more words