Me: Can I ask you a question? Mr. J: ...Yeah... Me: Do you like my writing? Mr. J: Sure. Me: You sure? Mr. J: Yeah. Me: You promise. Mr. J: I'm a little confused by your formatting. Me: (here we go) Explain. Mr. J: You know when you have really long lines. And then a … Continue reading When you try to talk to your spouse about writing
Synopsis and 2 excerpts from my sci-fi novella, Past Life, in clip art form :0
(I bet you already know how I'm going to start this post.) MY PLAN WAS... So my plan was to finish the last 5,000 or so words for Past Life and work on the line and copy edits while I write the sequel and have a shiny, slimy first draft done by the end of … Continue reading Camp Nanowrimo
How would you like to live debt free? Echo L—is up to her eyeballs in unpaid bills and, as a daughter of political activists caught on the wrong side of history, can’t get a job or government assistance. She’s willing to pay any price, even her life is fair game and that’s exactly what CryoCredit … Continue reading Past Life: Cover Reveal and Publication Date
At this moment, I am watching Vivian Reis's video 'How Much it Cost to Self-Publish?' and I wanted to do a tally of my own. This account is just for my poetry collections, however, I will do a separate post for my many, many fiction projects (still drafting, not even ready, want to publish this … Continue reading How Much I Spent Self-Publishing My Poetry
I love the poetry of Wislawa Szymborska and the haiku of Matsuo Basho and Kobayashi Issa. I have a tattoo of one of Issa's haiku on my right arm. Of the more contemporary authors, I am a huge fan of Catherynne M. Valente, Francesca Lia Block, Janet Fitch, China Mieville, Dorothy Allison, Margaret Atwood, and … Continue reading Who are your favorite authors?
I want to wrap up January. But not really. What I want to do is burn January alive. I want to do very bad things to January because January sucked. The beginning of 2018 was supposed to be full of joy, light, and promise. I was supposed to tap into my unlimited potential and blaze … Continue reading Laptop vs. iPad (and briefly, Pages vs. Scrivener)