Deep in the Sirens Nest

Deep in the Sirens Nest

I am writing this post from Avon, Colorado at the Sirens Studio component of Sirens. And I’m feeling at peace. I mean, minus the slight headache from altitude sickness (definitely not as bad as other people are experiencing coming from […]

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Writing Conference Prep

Writing Conference Prep

I am nearing the end of my sabbatical/parental leave and am working on getting on all the writing conference prep for my final time-off hurrah: Sirens Conference. Sirens is where my writing heart lives most of the year. I’m looking […]

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Post-WWC 2017 Check-In

Post-WWC 2017 Check-In

If you’ve been following us for a while, you know I love to do a write-up about my When Words Collide experience. This year, as I explained in this previous post, I decided to take a light approach. I did […]

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Con Musings

Con Musings

As of today it’s T-7 days before When Words Collide begins. This will be my 5th year attending—I’m surprised by that after counting on my fingers. The adage is true: time flies. I still have to carefully plan which panels […]

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Leaving Work Mode…

Leaving Work Mode…

Yesterday, I worked my last day at the bookstore for the next three months. Until October 31, I will be not working full time as a book buyer. I am leaving work mode… …and entering Writer-Mom mode. Mornings with baby, […]

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Convention Time: ReaderCon Musings

Convention Time: ReaderCon Musings

What makes a good writers’ convention? I’ve thought about this a lot lately. Last weekend I attended my fourth ReaderCon in five years. Thanks to demands of the day job, I couldn’t leave until Friday night. But everything starts Thursday […]

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