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Once Upon a NaNo

Once Upon a NaNo

Once for NaNo I wrote a story about a redheaded mage chasing after the man he loved. It wasn’t quite that simple, of course. I tossed in demons and broken magic and a mad mage and a llama, just to

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Homesick for the Inside of My Head

OMG no matter how much I need it, I hate being between projects! I have a lot to do, though. I’m not so good at writing boundaries–when I’m deep in a project (especially one fast approaching a deadline, cough) I

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I Hate Politics Too

I Hate Politics Too

Yes, civic action is increasingly afflicted by the same perfectionist tendencies that afflict our efforts to live green or to raise healthy, happy, responsible citizens. There’s always some way to do it “better.” So effing what? All we can do is the best we can. That encompasses the fact that our ‘best’ changes from day to day. Today I can type up a blog ranting at anyone who will read to pay attention. Tomorrow maybe the best I’ll manage is a re-tweet to pass the news of something I think people need to see.

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Barely Legal

Barely Legal

I know why Yaoi-con is 18 and over, and it’s not just the hotness. It’s because this much fun is barely legal, and not for the faint of heart. ^__^ I met a cool writer who was wearing a “writer”

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Slush, Slash, and a Shiny Compass

Let me begin by saying I am not anti-agent, nor anti-editor. I believe what James Owens said at a recent panel, “My editor makes me look good!” with all my heart. I am all for allies in this crazy venture

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Fifty More Pages

That doesn’t sound like much until I mention that the MS is only (was only) 150 pages long. Yes, folks, after a blasted month, containing fifty solid hours of editing, I am only two thirds through my MS. But the

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Purple Mat Work Hurts

If you’re thinking of taking karate, realize that.  Purple Mat Work hurts.  Purple Mat Work hurts.  If that doesn’t bother you, go for it. Mostly it doesn’t bother me.  Doesn’t mean I don’t want a hot shower and a lot

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