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Why Not: An Argument

Why Not: An Argument

Last week, I shared an image I saw on Facebook. In it, a Tumblr user paraphrases interactions they’ve had regarding characters of the non-white, non-cisgendered, non-heterosexual variety: “Why is this character xyz?” The author’s answer: “Why not?” So I posted […]

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2018: First Goal Update

2018: First Goal Update

I have to admit the past three months have been a write-off goal-wise. That’s not at all how I wanted to start this post when I shared my goals in January, but it is what it is. “Write-off” is perhaps […]

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Goals Check In: 2018, The First

Goals Check In: 2018, The First

At the start of this year, I didn’t really have a rational, realistic idea of what goals I may or may not expect to accomplish. Because, well, baby. Who, by the way, will be six months old tomorrow. Huh. And […]

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Secret Project! (I’d Tell You, But Then I’d Have To Kill You)

Secret Project! (I’d Tell You, But Then I’d Have To Kill You)

I may have a new project! I’ll keep it secret for now, because I haven’t set anything in stone. Too much depends on other people, and have you ever noticed how possibilities sometimes fizzle away if you say too much […]

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Author Spotlight: Kathleen Kayembe

Author Spotlight: Kathleen Kayembe

It wasn’t so long ago that Kathleen covered my posts for two months while I adjusted to Life With Baby (a thing in ongoing need of adjustment, according to my posting habits of late). Awards season is here! So this […]

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Rejection is the Best Motivation

Rejection is the Best Motivation

So I struggle with submitting stories. The why of that is complicated and many-faceted, and (at least on the surface) has little to do with rejection. I will attempt to unpack this. I see this difficulty as a self-discipline issue, […]

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