Monthly Archives: September 2014

Discouraged whining? Writers don’t do that, surely!?

I’m honestly not trying to have a pity party, here, but someday this might be worth something to someone who is in the same place I am.  And, hey, I’m an over-sharer.  So: Feeling pretty low today. Since the new … Continue reading

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Still plugging away

Last week I was all fired up. Only three more chapters until this, the rough draft, is finished. And they include a battle scene I’ve been planning for eons. No problem! Alas, that enthusiasm is gone. I’m finding myself wholly … Continue reading

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How to come home on a hot California day, Sacramento edition

1. Stagger in the door loaded down with your computer bag and your daughter’s backpack. Drop bags in the appropriate places. 2. Recognize the fact that your house is hot; turn on the air conditioner. 3. Fill a cup with … Continue reading

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I don’t usually reblog, but when I do…

… it’s because the post is golden. Jim C. Hines has written a great post on writerly despair. If, like me, you’re still working towards publication, then maybe you should give it a look. Later, a post on the viciousness … Continue reading

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