Monthly Archives: November 2020

NaNoWriMo Done

It wasn’t pretty, but it’s over now. As I staggered across the finish line for NaNoWriMo 2020 I thought back to the beginning when I decided to set out on this wild attempt to write a romance novel. It was … Continue reading

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Local Author Panel for My Birthday

I can think of no better way to celebrate turning 53 than to meet new authors and chat about writing… so that’s what I did today. Joining Mel Carney, Darlene Deluca and Anola Pickett for the Mid-continent Public Library’s annual … Continue reading

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Watch Skeleton Hour 04: Black Cranes

I was so excited to be part of the fourth installation of the Horror Writers Association’s Skeleton Hour along with editors and authors from the new horror anthology, Black Cranes: Tales of Unquiet Women. I had a lot of fun … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal for Space and Time #139

All I can think of is… almost there! This last issue ends our third year of Space and Time. By some miracle we managed to stay mostly on schedule, in spite of everything. The Spring and Summer issues almost ended … Continue reading

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Review: Lily Wong Books by Tori Eldridge

If you think a ninja’s life is all about throwing stars and black pajamas, think again. For Chinese-Norwegian born Lily Wong, it’s a mixed bag of fighting domestic abuse, family dynamics and this little issue with the Los Angeles Ukrainian … Continue reading

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Poetry Live with Hipness & Outrage

November has been much more chill, but not chill enough to forget our monthly Live Poetry on Instagram! Amy Zoeller and I have so much fun chatting about death, hot guys and cake that we are talking about starting an … Continue reading

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Review: Spineless by Amy Langevin

It’s uncommon for a work of horror to have a message of hope and a happy ending, but that’s exactly what Amy Langevin accomplishes with her book Spineless. Equal parts horror and empowerment, she presents the very real situation of … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: Tough Week for “Soft Deadlines”

The second week started off strong. Having a blast with romance, I participated in my first live NaNoWriMo Write-In and I did over 1k words in an hour. My keyboard was blazing. I was invincible. And then something important came … Continue reading

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#3 POETRY LIVE WITH HIPNESS_AND_OUTRAGE

Poetry has been read! Amy Zoellers invited me over to her channel on Instagram at Hipness_and_Outrage here. There was much poetry and many mayhems. This video is in two parts. Thanks to Amy archiving these, you can watch all the past happenings … Continue reading

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Now Accepting English Students for Alessandro Manzetti’s Creative Writing Academy

Pleased to announce I will once again be taking a limited number of students as the English component of Alessandro Manzetti’s Creative Writing Academy. I’m modeling my curriculum on the successful program already instituted by Manzetti in Italian. Each course … Continue reading

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