Monthly Archives: September 2015

In the In-Between Time

We’re in the in-between time when Round Three of ROW80 has ended and Round Four has not yet begun. It’s been a big week for me, with the release of Faceplanting is Always an Option, and the beginnings of NaNoWriMo … Continue reading

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When They Know You, and When They Don’t

About ten years ago, before we had kids, I took hubby down to the area in southern Connecticut where I lived and worked as a nanny back in the early nineties. I knew the kids had not only grown, but … Continue reading

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Cheating at Cosplay

Saturday is Vermont Comic Con! So, what did we do on Friday? Took the family to Party City for costumes. Once upon a time, I sewed gorgeous costumes for myself and my kids, just like my mother did for me … Continue reading

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Are We There Yet?

For the past few weeks I’ve posted about how little actual writing I’ve done even though I’ve been busy with editing, promo, and other writing-related stuff. Last week I swore I’d get back into the actual-writing goal, and I did. … Continue reading

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Steampunk Festivities

This weekend I was honored to participate in the author reading at the Springfield Steampunk Festival alongside Elizabeth Bear, Brett Cox, Jennifer Eifrig, Bruce Hesselbach, and Daniel Mills. The reading was part of the Vermont Speculative Fiction Writer’s Series organized by … Continue reading

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I’ve Got Myself Surrounded

Early in my career, when I still had the word ‘aspiring’ in front of ‘author,’ I took to heart the advice I’d received from several sources about surrounding myself with great people. I was hoping to find the actual quote, … Continue reading

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The Same with Some Differences

A Round of Words in Eighty Days is set up to allow us to define our own writing goals. The main rule is that it must be something measurable. Word count, hours, chapters or pages are all easily accounted for. … Continue reading

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