NaNoWriMo 2017!

NaNoWriMo 2017!

We’re almost at the end of the month and it occurred to me I’d never made my NaNoWriMo participation post. So, late though it is, I’m participating in NaNoWriMo this month! I’d considered a few different options for an additional challenge this year, but I finally decided on an Old School NaNo. That is, exactly …

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4thewords Redux

4thewords Redux

A few years ago I wrote up my impressions of 4thewords after using the site during NaNoWriMo for the first time. Last year I realized I should post an update at somepoint, because the site had changed so much (all for the better). It’s taken me a bit, but here it is! The Changes So, …

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Published in D is for Dinosaur, X is for…

Published in D is for Dinosaur, X is for…

Today is the launch day for D is for Dinosaur! Within these stories — set in alternative histories, far-flung futures and times just around the corner — dinosaurs whimper and waste away or roar and rage. People can be dinosaurs, as can ideas, fictions and flesh. Knitted dinosaurs share space with ghostly, genetically engineered and …

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Breaking a Streak

Breaking a Streak

Sometime over a year ago, I read The Artist’s Way. At the time I was feeling very disheartened and it seemed like the sort of thing I needed. I plunged into the 12 week program and worked through it. This, of course, included “Morning” Pages. (I do not get along with mornings, but that’s a …

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Cover Reveal: D is for Dinosaur

Cover Reveal: D is for Dinosaur

We have the cover for D is for Dinosaur! Click on the teaser image to see the full cover at Rhonda Parrish’s site: For the fourth installment of Rhonda Parrish’s Alphabet Anthologies, contributors were challenged to write about dinosaurs. The resulting twenty-six stories contain widely different interpretations of the dinosaur theme and span the spectrum …

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NaNoWriMo 2016!

NaNoWriMo 2016!

Getting the post in at the last minute, but still in October this year 🙂 So, I’ll be participating in NaNoWriMo again this year. I’m looking forward to it, but in a more laid-back way that usual. Possibly too laid back, as I am totally not ready and it starts tomorrow!

3-Day Novel Contest

3-Day Novel Contest

A few months ago, on a whim, I looked up the 3-Day Novel Contest. It was something I had heard of a long time ago, looked at briefly, and then decided that was a bit too short a time frame. However, since hearing about it that first time, I’ve done quite a few NaNos, some …

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