Absorption and Exposure

Disclaimer. This is off the top of my head and not vetted. It’s just what I’m thinking about i my ever rambling mind. Recently PBS Idea Channel did an episode called The Future of Fandom.  Go watch it. I’ll wait. The idea is that fandom will align with the...

All the words

Not every phrase and protected utterance makes it into a manuscript. My current work in progress is no exception. To date I have written 98,743 words on this piece, not including the character sketches, plotting and research in my spiral notebook. Of this nearly 100K...

Camaraderie

I see writing as a friendship. I’m not in competition with other writers to be one of three authors an agent signs this year. I’m not firing away short stories to make a coveted magazine spot. I’m in the trenches, bonding with the other sick,...

Here a Pitch, There a Pitch

I participated in #pitchwars and #pitchmas last week. What an eye opening experience! From Pitchwars: READ YOUR OWN QUERY before sending it. I accidentally sent the first draft of my Olivia’s Field query, and not only did three amazing authors read that oops,...

Olivia’s Realm Update

Hello out there! Todays blog post is an Oliva’s Realm update. It’s a quick and dirty one. Here we go! Olivia News: The Final (or at least penultimate) version of Olivia’s Field is online. You can get it at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Smashwords...