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Amazon dropped a surprise on us yesterday when it announced a new way to publish serialized fiction on the KDP platform. Soft Deadlines already has six episodes up. Continue reading

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Over at Space and Time you may have noticed we have a new columnist named Leonard Speiser. Leonard is highly proficient with IT concepts, and his column breaks these concepts down for the less tech of us, i.e.—me. I appreciate … Continue reading

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How big can an exquisite corpse get? The biggest one I’ve ever put together was around 40-50 lines. With National Poetry Month around the corner I want to see if we can beat that. Makes me wonder… is there a … Continue reading

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Don’t you wish there was an easy free way to be exposed to new readers, find feedback on your work and show off your awesome skills? It would be really great if it was fun and foster writer friendships too. … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Listen to “Soft Deadlines”

To be honest, I began this romance attempt without a lot of faith that I’d finish. But here I am, the first week in and a quarter of the way done. And, believe it or not, I am loving it. … Continue reading

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“Soft Deadlines” Stays on Deadline

I have 1,616 words to write this evening to stay on target for NaNaWriMo. So far I’m slightly ahead of schedule. Because I don’t know much about writing a romance, I researched it. There are certain milestones that make a … Continue reading

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Stand United!

It’s finally Election Day. It’s a day we have dreaded and looked forward to. Usually I’m pretty meh about politics, but 2020 is unprecedented in all kinds of ways. This Election I got myself out there and voted and even … Continue reading

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