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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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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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My Thanksgiving Reading List

Now that things are calming down a little (only two more events this month!) I’ve picked up a few books to get me through the holiday. Some are my purchases, some are from the library where I work to support … Continue reading

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Black Cranes on Skeleton Hour TODAY

Today is the day when editors and authors from the new horror anthology, Black Cranes: Tales of Unquiet Women will be featured on the next Skeleton Hour, the Horror Writers Association’s monthly horror literature webinar series. Please join Lee Murray, Geneve Flynn, … Continue reading

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Meet Black Crane Geneve Flynn

Next Tuesday editors and authors from the new horror anthology, Black Cranes: Tales of Unquiet Women will be featured on the next Skeleton Hour, the Horror Writers Association’s monthly horror literature webinar series. Please join Lee Murray, Geneve Flynn, Nadia Bulkin, Rena … 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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Local Author Fair Panel #1

It’s the official start to the 7th Annual Local Author Fair hosted by Mid-continent Public Library’s Storytelling Center. One of the best things about moving to Kansas City has been this library system and the center. HUGE support for literacy, … 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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What’s Happening: November 2020

That was probably the busiest October I’ve ever experienced. Multiple Zoom panels, workshops, projects… but it was probably the best October I’ve ever had. Last thing I did for the month was vote. November promises to be a lot quieter, … Continue reading

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