Cleaning the Writer’s Office – Before

Cleaning the Writer’s Office – Before

My writer’s office is a mess. It’s a mess in that I hoard books ARCs and fulls, pens, reference books, letter writing paper and card stationery, journals, other office supplies, CDs, technology (ipads, ipods, computers, etc), figures (love figurines XD), […]

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Ink Links Roundup

Ink Links Roundup

This article is so relevant to this blog as a whole: when fear of imperfection becomes paralyzing. Why isn’t divorce more of an option in fantasy? It’s not like it hasn’t existed throughout history. Just take a look at this article. […]

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Procrastination Rears Its Ugly Monster Head

Procrastination Rears Its Ugly Monster Head

The procrastination monster has returned! Time to cower in my blanket fort and listen to the whoosh of missed deadlines. How have I procrastinated? Let me count the ways: 1. Baby Stuff Two months out from our baby-day estimate, I […]

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Book Club Pick: The Lathe of Heaven

Book Club Pick: The Lathe of Heaven

As I’m sure many of you know, The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin has been around for a long time. Originally published in 1971, it’s a science-fiction classic that has more than stood the test of time. […]

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Novel in 90: Writing’s Not About Wordcount

Novel in 90: Writing’s Not About Wordcount

I’ve run into my first major issue with Novel in 90 as a program. Writing’s not about wordcount; it’s about story. Let me elaborate. The Broken Starts I finally started writing, post vacation and associated recovery, and my first opening…I […]

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Ink Links Roundup

Ink Links Roundup

20 Gifs That Teach Science Concepts in Seconds, because knowledge is awesome and clearer understandings mean clearer writing. “Western readers often overlook the Muslim world’s speculative fiction. I use the term quite broadly, to capture any story that imagines the […]

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