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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…)
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
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
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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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