Month: May 2014

Doomy Summer of Editing DOOM, Volume ?

Doomy Summer of Editing DOOM, Volume ?

So today is the first REAL day of my vacation, somehow in my head. Though I’ve been officially off work since Tuesday, there were appointments and I had to go back in to work (unofficially) both Wednesday and Friday, and

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Escapist Literature for the Win

Escapist Literature for the Win

So I posted my angry rant about #YesAllWomen. That has consumed me for a few days–I think it’s important and I don’t want it to just taper off into silence. I’ve been discussing, and angrily reading tweets, and I’ve got

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#YesAllWomen, Dammit

#YesAllWomen, Dammit

Like Elizabeth Bear, I’m just fucking tired. Because a 15yo of my acquaintance doesn’t believe she was raped, since after she said no several times yet he continued to touch her she “got hot” and stopped saying no. Because I

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Trying to Get Stuff Done

Trying to Get Stuff Done

So since that marvelous seminar I went to back in April (or was it March?) I’ve been learning a bit more about how to be productive. Last night I was listening to a recorded webinar about “single-tasking.” One of the

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The End is Near

The End is Near

The end of the school year is a big deal for me, especially when I’m not actually working into the summer. Two whole months off! Two whole months of living off my savings! Time to do ALL THE THINGS (that

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Wall Status: Destroyed

Wall Status: Destroyed

I got through! Head met wall and head won. I wrote the damn story. And I actually like it lots. Worked all freaking weekend on it, but it was worth it. Even if now I have to write my Spanish

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How to Write a Book

How to Write a Book

Long ago I was an avowed pantser. I didn’t have a plan, didn’t want a plan, having a plan killed the story for me. Just dive in and go, that was the only way I could write. Through the course

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