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Rollerdanceskating Karaokeview

OK. The #SaturdayScenes community on Google Plus is planning to do some interviews of its members, and somehow that escalated into me organizing a dance show. Ironically, during the years when I was teaching Scottish Highland Dance, I did that … Continue reading

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Why Stories Sit on the Shelf

♥ My TBR (To Be Read) shelf overfloweth. That’s nothing usual for any writer or bibliophile. But my TBF (To Be Finished) shelf overfloweth as well. So why do stories sit on the shelf? Why would a writer put them … Continue reading

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ROW80: Final Check-In for 2014 Round One

~sigh~ Not the best round for me. Mainly because I also teach computers in the spring, and although I love teaching and have done it for years, it feels more and more like a chore lately. I’d rather be concentrating … Continue reading

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When the Wedding Isn’t the Climax

Skip down to ROW80 with me… I just wrote a wedding scene. The story is romance…SciFi Polyamorous Romance, to be specific. But this doesn’t mean I’m almost done with this WIP; this story still has a ways to go. I … Continue reading

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The Race Card

My WIP is set on a human-colonized world about a thousand years in the future. Humans from all over the Earth were part of the original colony 500 years ago (er…from now?) and even more diverse people emigrated to the … Continue reading

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Money!

Tuesday was a major milestone in my writing career. I received monetary payment for a story I wrote! Although I have several stories published in anthologies and a magazine, all the ones out there so far have been freebies. I’m … Continue reading

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Boom Shaka Laka Baby

I wrote more than 156,000 words over November and December. During NaNoWriMo I wrote about 60,000 which was almost all of Part I of my novel. I kept writing, diving into Part II. It turned out to be more than … Continue reading

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Late Update

I admit I’m a bit lost. But things are good. In fact, the reason I’m a bit lost is because things are good! I’m well over 80k in my WIP. I’m expecting it will top 100k, and if it’s a … Continue reading

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Na-No a Go-Go

Here’s the quick and dirty update! The graph says it all… I learned something this week. Or, rather, something I already knew was confirmed. Posting a story on the blog and putting up a generic call for beta readers and … Continue reading

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Halfway! Wait…what… halfway was LAST week?

I’ll let the chart speak for itself. I’m still chasing the goal line, not quite reaching it. The plateau you see reflects that yesterday was a zero count day and I haven’t added much yet today.

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