Monthly Archives: May 2016

Halfway Through My Forties. Mid-Life Hits Hard.

Warning: Today is one of those “baring my inner demons” posts.  You might want to skip it. Today I am 45 years old. I’m not sure how I feel about this. I mean, I know how I should feel.  But I … Continue reading

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Novel Attack Plan

I’m still working on the rather badly-titled The Widening Gyre, Book 1 of The Remembrance War.  Looking at my stats, I’ve sent it out to seventeen agents. Of those, six did not respond at all, which is the annoying way to say … Continue reading

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The Conflicted Emotions of Having Writer Friends

Sometimes, being a writer who is friends with other writers means simultaneously cheering on your friends and being insanely jealous of them. I want my writer friends to succeed.  This goes for all of them, from my VP17 classmates to … Continue reading

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18 May 2016: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly

The Good: Wife’s concert is this weekend. My birthday is next week. My daughter is freaking hilarious. The Bad: I need to finish a revision and start sending my book out again. I need to write more on the new … Continue reading

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If You Want Them: My Reactions to This Year’s Cancellations/Renewals (TV)

Lots of Renewals and Cancellations are being announced now.  For those who care, and maybe for those who don’t but find me marginally amusing, here are my reactions to them.  Note that I’ll only really be talking about shows I watch, … Continue reading

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Some Things To Remember About “Bad Teacher” Stories

Some things to keep in mind when people are telling stories about their horrible teachers:   1. Some of them are true. Let’s just admit that–there are some people who are bad at this job. Some know the subject well … Continue reading

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