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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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MYSTIC JIVE Cover Reveal

Coming soon to a bookseller near you, MYSTIC JIVE!  Release day is in less than a month away, and there’s still so much more to do.  I’m starting to ramp up the promotion right now, so you’ll be seeing more … Continue reading

Posted in 2016, book signing, Chaos Karma, Cover Reveal, Destiny Blues, Galaxy's Edge, Hand of Fate, Legacy Soul, Marketing Plan, MidAmeriCon II, Mystic Jive, Orycon, reading, reading out loud, Sharon Joss, urban fantasy, Worldcon, writers | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

WorldCon Redux: Sasquan

Every year, the World Science Fiction Society, an organization of science fiction fans, writers, and artists come together for several days to celebrate the films, music, costumes, gaming, artists, and writers of science fiction. It’s a fan-driven convention, but I … Continue reading

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The Final Act: A New Beginning – WOTF

Wowie Zowie, it’s me. I won. The 31st Writers of the Future Golden Pen Award. For me, it’s a validation that I wrote a good story that people liked; and a confirmation that as a writer, I am on my … Continue reading

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Return from the Land of Writers

I’m back from another excellent/exhausting/exhilarating week in Lincoln City, or as I like to think of it, the Land of Writers. I took an eight-day-long class on the business of writing, which, as it turns out, is a lot more … Continue reading

Posted in 2014, authors, Best Sellers, business, butt in chair, Dean Wesley Smith, don't give up, fiction, Fiction River, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, learning the craft, Lincoln City, living the dream, mentors, opportunity, Oregon, Sharon Joss, write every day; writers write, writers, writers workshop, writing business | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Writers Network

When I started writing full-time a few years ago, I knew the the life of a writer is largely a solitary pursuit. Not a problem for me, as I like my own company (most days).But while putting the worlds on … 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

Posted in 2014, Anthologies, authors, award-winning author, Brenda Carre, Dean Wesley Smith, editor, editors, Fiction River, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, rejection, Sharon Joss, submission, the road to publication, voice, writers, writers conference, writers workshop | 2 Comments