Category Archives: On Writing

One week left to bid in DCI’s Online Auction!

Bid on these terrific items by March 31! To support its 2017 Scholarship Fund, Deaf Camps, Inc. is holding its first-ever Online Auction from March 1 to March 31.  Check out the many handmade items, travel packages, gift certificates, and event tickets … Continue reading

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10 Things You Can Do to Put Off Writing/Editing and Still Feel Like You’re Working

…brought to you by the terrifying plot point I am supposed to be fixing right now. 1. Sharpen pencils. Writers need pencils, right? Really, you are just making life easier for Future You. It’s preparation. 2. Decide you need index … Continue reading

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Cool Stuff in DCI’s Online Auction!

I’m thrilled to be supporting the latest fundraising effort for Deaf Camps, Inc., a nonprofit I have volunteered with for the last 15 years. To support its 2017 Scholarship Fund, Deaf Camps, Inc. is holding its first-ever Online Auction from March … Continue reading

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Filling the Pen

This writing thing can really knock you on your butt sometimes.  Twice this year I got caught up in the maelstrom of negative thoughts, putting so much pressure on myself that I pushed myself to the brink of an abyss … Continue reading

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How My Book Made Me Un-hate Hillary

Warning: This post discusses Sword and Verse and its sequel, and contains minor spoilers for the first book.  Skip it if you hate that sort of thing! They say that reading a book changes you. Writing one does too. When … Continue reading

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Shinings and Veilings and Lamps, Oh My!: The Qilarite Calendar

“How exactly does the calendar system in Sword and Verse work?” That’s a question I get often from readers curious about the Shinings and Veilings of Qilara’s calendar, so I thought I’d share some of the background information about the system here. … Continue reading

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New Interviews

I’ve got a couple of new interviews to share! I was honored to be interviewed by fellow author and Sweet Sixteen admin Dee Romito for her excellent Query.Sign.Submit.Debut! series.  Dee has amassed a treasure trove of information from published authors about … Continue reading

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