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How do you write?

Well, it's that time again.  We're in the midst of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month), where novices and experts alike try to write 50,000 words in one month. I wish I could say there are two kinds of writers - those who struggle to craft every word and those who write quickly and with a … Continue reading How do you write?

NaNo WriMo’s Eve

Hello there, I'm dusting off the cobwebs of this blog to wish you a happy NaNoWriMo's eve. And while I'm at it, for all the non-writers out there, happy Halloween! But back to the topic at hand - NaNoWriMo. In case you didn't know, November is National Novel Writing Month. It's a chaotic time, when … Continue reading NaNo WriMo’s Eve

parallels

There was a time in my life (which, to be honest - sometimes feels like a different lifetime), when I watched a lot of TV. Really, it was entirely too much TV. But I digress... Anyway, during this time, I watched this one-off episode on NatGeo or the History Channel on parallel universes. And at the … Continue reading parallels

The Hallway pooper

And now, for a snow-time adventure story with Bella, the loyal cat-dog: so named for her sassiness and penchant for "bitch, please" stare-downs. This, this here - is a picture of my dog's nightmare - a winter wonderland bathroom. The cold, the ice, the snow, and that weird salt that my apartment people put down … Continue reading The Hallway pooper

Brain drain or missing muses

Have you ever gotten to a point in your life as a writer where you’ve spent so much time and energy on other things that you’ve no time for creative endeavors? Or maybe it’s not an issue of time; maybe you have no energy or creative spark to fuel even a journal entry. That’s what’s … Continue reading Brain drain or missing muses

Mouse Guard Fall 1152 Review

I started reading graphic novels a few years ago, and in that short time I will say that the genre runs much wider than I could imagine. How do mice live and protect themselves from their many predators? According to the imaginings of David Petersen in Mouse Guard, they live in hidden cities, far apart … Continue reading Mouse Guard Fall 1152 Review