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Wonderful WorldCon – Kansas City 2016

WORLD CON HIGHLIGHTS Home from Kansas City, jiggety-jig. My third WorldCon, and I am starting to get the hang of it. At least the daytime part. My first time as panelist at a WorldCon, and I was a bit intimidated, … Continue reading

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Epilog – Writers of the Future

The pictures are still coming; I thought I’d share some of my favorites, along with some final thoughts about the experience. ‘Amazing’ hardly captures it, but it probably comes closest to summarizing the week. We arrived as a nervous and … Continue reading

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The Land of Writers

I’m back from the Land of Writers, better known as Lincoln City, Oregon, where I spent the last 8 days attending an Anthology Workshop with some of the most amazing writers and editors imaginable.  Hosted by Dean Wesley Smith and … Continue reading

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Here Comes the Sun

Happy Solstice! Saturday is the shortest day of the year.  In the ‘old’ days (the really old days), people celebrated the end of darkness and return of the light.  From now until June, good ol’ Sol will shine its light … Continue reading

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Learning the Business

I may not know everything there is to know about writing or the business of writing (yet), but I’m not afraid to learn.  I’m treating my writing career like a business, and if I want to be successful, I need … Continue reading

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Pitching Practice – Turning Ducks into Swans

The San Francisco Writer’s Conference is a week away, and I’m getting myself ready; both in terms of reviewing the program schedule (which looks great) and psyching myself up for the pitch session to agents on Sunday.  I registered for … Continue reading

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