Month: June 2013

Tucson to Orlando, the Director’s Cut

Tucson to Orlando, the Director's Cut

Question–how do you manage sharing pictures if you don’t want to do it on Facebook? What I want, apparently, is a way to share some pictures with anyone who wants to see, keep some more private to just family and

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Step One: Make a Plan

Step One: Make a Plan

A few notes–Turtleduck Press is still seeking submissions. Check us out, and send us your stuff! Last week, 6/21/13, was the ten-year anniversary of my blog, and like a doofus I missed it. So watch for some retrospective-type things at

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I Wanna Be Nocturnal

I Wanna Be Nocturnal

I used to go nocturnal over the summer. It worked really well. I’d get up about noon, one o’clock, and about the time I moseyed my way through breakfast and coffee and “morning” internet surfing, by the time I was

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Job Interviews Tomorrow

Job Interviews Tomorrow

So lots of nervous tonight. I want to prepare, but I also want to go watch Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban in Spanish because I dunwanna think about it. I’ll probably just sit here doing neither, and fretting.

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Eight Arms of Protection

I have a tiny octopus protector. He sits on my mouse and keeps me from wandering off (so much). He’s why I got three thousand words yesterday. He’s why I didn’t click off to check on Twitter just now. This

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I Can’t Wait for Inspiration

I Can't Wait for Inspiration

Many how-to authors will tell you that you can’t wait for inspiration. Never wait for it, make it happen, et cetera and so on. I’ve come to the conclusion over the years that many how-to authors don’t actually have any

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Our Journey Begins!

Before the horror fades into fond memories of adventure, let me warn you off going Greyhound if you can possibly avoid it. We were to leave at ten a.m. June 5. The bus we were to get on, however, broke

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