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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Infinity Scarf

Infinity Scarf

I supported the Litographs Kickstarter and got custom text on an infinity scarf. What did I pick? My first trilogy for Rhonda Parrish‘s Alphabet Anthologies 🙂