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Stuff has a weight. It doesn’t matter if it all has its own place. It doesn’t matter if much of it is hidden away behind doors and in cupboards and drawers. It doesn’t matter if it’s nice stuff or …
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In which I have an intense weekend.
This weekend I attended two conventions simultaneously, which required much driving and socializing and very little sleep. I joked that one was a literary convention that required my brain and the …
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It's going to be a loooong spring. :)
I have a lot of stuff. I am not extreme, in that I don’t have a storage unit and my apartment doesn’t require daily excavation to get from point A to point B. In general, each piece of my stuff has…
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Yeah.  This time, I'd been doing a fair bit of packing of not-needed-immediately things just to declutter (and knowing/hoping we'd be moving in a few months), and then with the real packing I also somewhat separated the few boxes of "I want these in a time-important way" from the rest, so I'm not feeling the urge to unpack the rest in a hurry.
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When you have a lot on your mind, going to the Rainforest Writers Retreat is a pretty great thing to do. There’s something so freeing about having no cell reception. No one can reach you. NO ONE. E…
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I am working on a retelling, and here is what I've been thinking about.
I’ve been thinking about retellings. A few years ago I wrote a retelling of Beauty and the Beast, and I’ve recently started a new novel that is also a retelling. I’ve done a few short story retelli...
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I talk about the foundations of identity.
I have always had a very strong sense of self. Admittedly, it has sometimes become somewhat buried under expectations or confusion or trauma, but even in the hard times, I have known on some essent...
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hello so your single ya me to but I think you are to far away because I love to ask if you want to go out some time OK because you look nice 
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On the power and trust of commitment.
Once upon a time I was talking to someone about my writing. And this person said to me, “Yeah, but if you don’t succeed in a year or so, you’d probably quit and try something else, right?” And I th…
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What I think after one year of dancing.
My one-year dancing anniversary took place last month. Yes, I’m still dancing. And it’s much more enjoyable now that my problem toe has finally stopped hurting as much. I’m beginning to rebuild the…
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Festival!! I sense kindredness in this photo that brings more relevance to our commonality
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I think about time. Time is real. We measure it. We build highly accurate mechanisms to measure the seconds, minutes, hours, and days that make up the stream. We measure time in sand, in wind-up ge…
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i understand. time was created because we forgot our souls are eternal. thus we are afraid of dying, afraid of the unknown.
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I was thinking the other day about how so many of my interests have been influenced by friendship. Certainly not all of them. I’ve been a reader, writer, and musician since I was seven, and those i...
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I will be single on Valentine’s Day this year. Actually, I did some quick math, and I’ve been single for about 70% of all the Valentine’s Days in my life, so this is actually nothing new or unusual...
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Mmm, milkshakes. Also thoughts about advice.
In the past, I have had people take advice I didn’t mean to give from this blog. I rarely mean to give advice. When I sit down to write, I’m not thinking, “Now then, let me tell people how I think ...
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Writer and Music Teacher
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Writer of SF/F and YA; music teacher
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I'm a science fiction, fantasy, and YA writer, and I also regularly write essays for my blog, The Practical Free Spirit. 

In addition to posting content relevant to writerdom and geek culture (I adore Star Wars and Buffy the Vampire Slayer), I am interested in a wide range of subjects: music, theater, technology, sociology, philosophy, history, economics, anthropology, psychology, etc. In other words, I'm really fascinated by why humanity is the way it is both on an individual and a societal level, the forces that change and shape it, and the different perspectives and experiences that it encompasses. 

I also like little dogs, Disneyland, ice cream, and Christmas.

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I've traveled to six of the seven continents (no, I haven't visited Antarctica...yet).
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