Category Archives: Nancy Kress

Too Many Books?

I’m serious. I’m moving in a couple months, going from a three-bedroom to a one-bedroom (with no garage). I’m not really worried about losing the square footage. Three years ago, when I moved from Idaho to Oregon, I only had … Continue reading

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Taos Toolbox – A Writer’s Sojourn

A pilgrimage is a journey or search of moral or spiritual significance. Typically, it is a journey to a shrine or other location of importance, although sometimes it can be a metaphorical journey into someone’s own beliefs. Along with 16 … Continue reading

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Looking for Me?

Looking for me? Yes, yes, I know. I’ve been out of touch. I’ve neglected updating my blog something terrible, but I’ve had a good excuse. I expect to have a new post up next week, but If you’re really wondering … Continue reading

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Out in Public

This week, I’m off to Seattle for the Pacific Northwest Writers Conference, where I’ll be mingling with agents, publishers, editors, experts, and other fellow writers.  I’ve never attended this particular conference before, but I AM a member, so this will … Continue reading

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Leprechaun’s Loss: Are You Staying or Changing?

Nancy Kress, in her book Characters, Emotion, & Viewpoint talks about populating your fiction with characters that are interesting and memorable.  She categorizes characters as changers or stayers.  Changers are defined as characters that are altered significantly by the events … Continue reading

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