Con-flicted

By | AWP, Bouchercon, Conferences, Writing life | 8 Comments

The list of panels and panelists for AWP13 is out. Here’s why I’m not on it: Even though I had a fantastic time moderating a panel at last year’s conference, even though I’ve had a least a halfway entertaining/educational experience every time I’ve gone, I’m not planning…

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Hey, summer.

By | Writing, Writing life | No Comments

I love summer. I still have a day job. The dishes still need washing. The laundry never stops, and yet, somehow, summer feels—looser. I get more writing done. I have big plans. Some of those plans even come to fruition. I have not loved the last two…

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Sail

By | Black Hour, Writing, Writing life | One Comment

Oh, so this is the new Google look you were all bitching about last week. I guess I should log into gmail or Blogger more often. Yes. More often than NEVER. Here’s my writing question today: Do you listen to music while you write? I’ve heard lots…

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How it works

By | AWP, Writing, Writing life | No Comments

OK, I’m back. Where have I been? I feel like I’ve run a marathon…er. Well, I don’t know what it feels like to run a marathon. I imagine it’s tough? Right? Anyway, I’ve been going and going like a wind-up toy. At work, at home, in my…

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