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Carolyn Charron
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writer, parent, spouse & knit wit in no particular order
writer, parent, spouse & knit wit in no particular order

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2016 in Review
Time for the yearly writing recap after a long year of no blogging. My only excuse is I was busy, busy, busy. I finished the 2nd draft of my latest novel, outlined another one, wrote first drafts of two novellas and four new short stories, one of which was ...
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Ad Astra 2017
I will be at Ad Astra from May 5 to May 7th. I'll be a panelist this year, for the first time. I'm scheduled for two: Starting Them Young: Sci-Fi and Fantasy Picture Books : Nearly
everyone who is a fan of genre will look to things like Narnia, the
Hobb...
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John W. Campbell Award
So this is kind of cool, I'm eligible for a John W. Campbell Award this year. This is given to the best new science fiction or fantasy writer
whose first work of science fiction or fantasy was
published in a professional publication
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2016 Wrap Up
Happy New Year! I'm not going to talk about 2016, suffice to say it wasn't pleasant for much of the world. Closer to home, my own year hasn't been bad. Professionally I'm doing pretty well for a writer who's still emerging. I didn't submit as many short sto...
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Remembrance Day 2016
I went to my daughter’s school ceremony for Remembrance Day this year.
As I sat there listening to these children recite poems, play music and
sing songs, I kept thinking of the recent US election and how it’s
apparent to me that we, as humans, insist on...
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My first pro sales!
I've spent most of this year focusing on the new novel, a clockwork historical based on the Acadian expulsion so I haven't sent out as many short stories submissions as last year.  It's hard to write (or edit) while the kids are home for the summer though s...
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A very belated 2015 Recap While I haven't blogged much, it's been a busy year! I've had 2 short stories come out this year. The Saturday Evening Post published a second story of mine, "The Art of Forgetting" and Acorn Press published Snow Softly Falling , a...
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2014 Recap and Goals for 2015
A few of my writerly friends are posting year-end recaps and listing
their writing goals for the year. I don't usually make resolutions, it's too
depressing when I don't succeed, but I like this one. Achievable goals, that's a good motto for 2015. So here...
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A Halloween Treat
Hunted A rhythmic thudding echoed through the tree trunks, bouncing
off the leafy canopy. Crouched at the base of a tree, the woman froze, her hand
almost touching a mushroom hiding in the thick leaf mulch. Terror held her
rigid for a long moment before she...
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Well, I'm excited! I just set up a new account as a slush reader with Apex Magazine! This should be interesting...
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