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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Politics Of Art; or, Don’t Piss Off Writers

Politics Of Art; or, Don’t Piss Off Writers

Politics here in the US have become a circus at best, and a nightmare most of the time. To borrow a friend’s brilliant expression: it is a Trumpster fire. When millions of lives – to one extent or another – […]

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Building a Writing Habit

Building a Writing Habit

I’ve been whining enough lately about writing and motivation that everyone should know I am doing everything I can to create a proper writing habit. It’s much harder than I anticipated, mostly because I had no clue where to begin. This […]

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6 Month Writing Plan Update

6 Month Writing Plan Update

Back in the beginning of the year, I realized I needed to shake things up as far as organizing and tracking my creative output. This was all in conjunction with my goal of writing fiction at least three days a […]

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Failing Upward; or, Don’t Give Up

Failing Upward; or, Don’t Give Up

Anytime you take a chance, you run the risk of failing. Otherwise, where are the stakes? The adventure? I had to cancel my workshop over the weekend because life happened to everyone who’d given me definites. Funny how that happens. […]

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An Old Irritation

An Old Irritation

Once again I find myself narrowing my eyes—at myself—and wondering why I am the way I am. What way is that? Able to focus, produce, and excel as long as I’m hitting someone else’s deadlines and expectations. Returning to the […]

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