Books, Opinion, Publishing, The Wheel of the Year, Writing

Genre Musings (more to come) plus Chapter Excerpt: The Stone of Shadows

I have in mind a blog post on the vagaries, necessities, and nuisances of "genre" in writing (or, more particularly, publishing)…but I also need to get a lot of work done on Book 3 today, so that post will have to wait. But I'm excited to have this new blog location, so the temptation to… Continue reading Genre Musings (more to come) plus Chapter Excerpt: The Stone of Shadows

Opinion, Publishing

Many, Many Words…Because Internet.

Aargh. Okay. So, there is yet another flare-up on the internet—more specifically blogs and Twitter and probably Facebook and maybe Goodreads and Kindle Boards and even Snap-whatzit and Insta-whosey and that other site that people link to and it’s usually a thing linked from some other thing that takes you to some other thing. Anyway.… Continue reading Many, Many Words…Because Internet.

Opinion

Rules to Live By (or, Things My Mother Has Taught Me)

1. Life is not fair (Especially in Public School)  2. You've got to be fast (Told to me after a screen door slammed shut on my hand) 3. Always check the oven before you pre-heat (Because something might be in there already. For my mother, it was Tupperware. For a friend of mine, it was… Continue reading Rules to Live By (or, Things My Mother Has Taught Me)