Working with an Editor: Not Change, But Evolution

While I worked for years – twelve of them – on my book, I knew one day I’d eventually send it to an editor as the final trial before publication. What I pictured that editor doing to my book either involved many measuring tapes and 10x magnifying loupes, many feather dusters or many match books. […]

Launch Sequence

Life lately has been a flurry of Flotsam-related emails and phone calls. It is tremendous and I wouldn’t trade it for the world, but it’s left my head in a bit of spin and it’s definitely impacting the work I’m trying to get done on Phantom Traveler. Add to the mix that the Ketovangelist team […]

Conversations on Craft video preview

It’s not all hard work

There are shenanigans and plans in the works around here! On Thursday, Colin Coyle of Parvus Press emceed a Conversation on Craft between the lovely Karen Osborne and me which aired via Facebook Live. It was a great chat and it was over way too fast! It’ll eventually live on the Parvus site, but for […]

Bravado and Braggadocio

I have a lot of confidence about my writing when I sit down to craft stories about other people. Not so much, when I need to write about myself. If you follow my blog, you know I’ll share my rough spots as much as the shine. It’s who I am: a real person, being as […]

Kickass Keto

2018 – The First Two Weeks

Wow. Just. Wow. I knew, at the end of December, that I felt very positive about 2018. And it wasn’t just me. There seems to be this hum, this buzz, this vibe. I heard excited, unabashed whispers from everyone and every corner that 2018 is going to be big. My buzz increased with everyone I […]

NaNoWriMo Recap

I suppose I should talk about NaNoWriMo. About juggling multiple projects in a month-long attempt to write 50,000 words. I did the same for last year’s NaNoWriMo in this post and that format seems as good as any to rip off and use again. Goal Checklist Complete a new draft of Love & Pickpockets, goal of […]

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