Category Archives: #KCLocal

And finally… my Bootcamp Update

In my defense, it’s been a busy month. But, thanks to multiple emails and Facebook messages (you can just comment here), I have not forgotten that I promised a Borderlands Bootcamp summary.  As a disclaimer, this post has not been … Continue reading

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Haiku Story: Jewel Day 11

Jewel—February 11 There he cared for Jewel binding both her wounds and heart hoping to win her. Jewel is an ongoing story told in haiku to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Women of Horror Month and National Haiku Month. Read the previous … Continue reading

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Haiku Story: Jewel Day 10

Jewel—February 10 Transfixed with his find he spirited her away to his forest hut. Jewel is an ongoing story told in haiku to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Women of Horror Month and National Haiku Month. Read the previous Jewel haiku here. … Continue reading

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Fiction: Pain Relief

I still owe a recap of Borderlands Bootcamp and I will get that up this week. One of the results of that weekend of intense writer training was the following story. We were each given the first line of an … Continue reading

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Haiku Story: Jewel Day 8

Jewel—February 8 He came to rob tombs relieving corpse of treasure— useless currency. Jewel is an ongoing story told in haiku to celebrate Valentine’s Day, Women of Horror Month and National Haiku Month. Read Jewel haiku 1-7 here. Read the … Continue reading

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A Haiku Story Begins: Jewel 1-7

A lot of the things that have been keeping me occupied are finished and I feel the need for a challenge… and it happens to be National Haiku Month. Starting today, I’m going to attempt an ongoing story through February, … Continue reading

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Haiku Month Begins

Just back from Borderlands Bootcamp and it was absolutely worth it. I don’t have time to give a full recap now (the day job calls) but watch for that early next week. Now that this huge event is in my … Continue reading

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Working Like Elves…

Secrets of Santa’s Workshop revealed! Now that I work for Amazon, I have a pretty good idea of what it’s like to be an elf at Santa’s Workshop at Christmas. We are finishing up our second night of overtime and … Continue reading

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Second story for KC Star online now

Second story for the Kansas City Star is up on their website! This one was such a pleasure to do—I got to meet Danny O’Neill, legendary Bean Baron behind The Roasterie coffee that gets me up in the morning as … Continue reading

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Back to a Nocturnal Schedule

For the last few days we’ve all been shifting to a nocturnal schedule so we can work night shift at Amazon. Tonight is my first night, and I’m excited. I love the whole Amazon culture so far. The factory is … Continue reading

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