Monthly Archives: March 2013

Venturing into the junk mail folder

It’s a scary, scary place.  Full of ads for enlarging your manhood, notices about mysterious undelivered packages, and girls named Kiki who want to be my friend.  But as an aspiring writer, it’s a place I visit often.

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One Year Blogiversary

(Well, almost.  I think it’s actually tomorrow.  But I didn’t know what to write about today and I might not feel like writing tomorrow because I’m moving.  So…)

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World-building and Being a SFF Writer

One of my goals for the next two months is to read through the edits I paid for to the first novel and see what I agree with and will take and what I don’t agree with and won’t take.  … Continue reading

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I AM an idiot

And two months from now someone in my life will tell me they knew I was making a stupid decision.  But that’s ok.  Because if I don’t try this, then I’ll never know. I’ve decided to focus on writing for … Continue reading

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Please, sir, may I have another

Sometimes rejection feels GOOD!  Remember how I said something about submitting two stories to markets that were out of my league, but worth the try?  Well, I heard back from one of them this morning. It was a no.  But … Continue reading

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Doing what you want

As I sit here and fantasize about taking three months off from work altogether to write (even though it would be STUPID because I have yet to make a dime off my writing and I’m not quite sure the work … Continue reading

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I want to be writing!!

I have this short story I was working on that I’d really like to finish.  But the real world calls.  I have paying work to do and I need to find a place to live, because my mom does not … Continue reading

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Justifying yourself

Dear reader, please note that the following man is a BAD MAN, no matter what he might think of himself.  Lest you be confused, remember, he is BAD.  Kicks puppies bad.  Now let us begin… That’s how I feel like … Continue reading

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OOPS!

Just had a story pseudo rejected.  (It was a contest entry and they just announced the winners and I wasn’t one of them.)  As I was reading the piece getting ready to send it off to another market, I realized … Continue reading

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The Prague Experiment Recap

As some of you might remember, I randomly decided to come to Prague for two months.  Because, well, why not?  I had nowhere to live having sold my house and been rejected by my country of choice, and work was … Continue reading

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