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Hope everyone had a gorge-ous Thanksgiving! (Okay, that was lame.) I’m happy to announce that this year’s NaNoWriMo was completed last Friday. Can I get some applause here? Champagne, maybe? Yes, despite my life, my work, the election, Thanksgiving, an … Continue reading

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Wow, not even a full week of writing and I’m up to over 12K in this year’s NaNoWriMo! This is the most productive NaNo I’ve had since I started. (So far. I don’t want to jinx myself by crowing too … Continue reading

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Image courtesy of Flicker. Just in time for the holidays… I am at my childhood home as I write this. Each time I come back here, a flood of thoughts comes to mind. Like the fact that I am Catholic … Continue reading

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I am the one person on earth who would never consider myself to be highly intelligent. If I were, I’d probably be a billionaire by now, but we know that’s not happening, so… yeah. I’m smarter than most, but not … Continue reading

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OK, so I’ve been over this manuscript, what? A million times? Rough draft, second rough draft, third rough draft, final draft, three edits with MR ED, after which, a year of self-imposed edits, one edit with a completely different, third … Continue reading

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I know. I am pitifully behind. That’s because I’m semi-recently returned from the 2013 San Francisco Writers Conference. Thanks to this great conference, my head is *b-u-r-s-t-i-n-g* with ideas. Unfortunately, having been out of town for over a week, the … Continue reading

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Now that I’m winding down on the edit, it’s time to look at cover designs. I participated in Indies Unite for Joshua (a great cause, by the way, check it out) and bid on a cover designer, and that’s how … Continue reading

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