NaNoWriMo or bust! That was my mantra all of October. I plotted...I outlined...I scribbled on my little note cards like a pro. It started off so well. I was on fire. I was going to crush it. What really happened was I realized I was not as prepared as I th...
So everyone...EVERYONE in my family but me is sick. Like a chorus of throwing up all night long. Just so you understand, I have six kids. With me and my husband that is eight of us in the house. So that's a lot of ginger ale and crackers if you know what I ...
Photo by HotBlack As I close in on what is the last book in my YA Steampunk Series, I lift my head out of the fog of writing furiously to look around. I see change. A definitive step in the direction I've been avoiding for some time...yet knew was inevitabl...
So I had a really rough year so far. My mother-in-law- passed away and then my own mother not three weeks later. With my husband and children reeling it was all I could do to keep our home functioning at a reasonably normal level...and that was ALL I could ...
Welcome to another installment of the Insecure Writer's Support Group conceived by illustrious Ninja Captain, Alex J. Cavanaugh ! Our Twitter hashtag is #IWSG Also, for the IWSG members, don't forget about the Anthology Contest -- Open now until Novem...
You know those people that hide in the background of parties or classrooms or life? The quiet ones that out of nowhere end up being a total hellion right when its needed? For me, it began with THE TREMBLERS heroine Charlotte. The path to stop a terrible dis...
There’s something about the glint of brass in the light of a filament bulb or maybe the ghostly miasma of steam in the glow of gas lamps that sets our imagination thrumming. Tinkerers and air ships , mechanica and magic, the world of alternative history is ...
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