Category Archives: August 2011

A Bad Case of Jericho Barrons Fever

Did y’all read the news that there are five more books coming to Karen Marie Moning‘s Fever World? When I read Moning’s Facebook post on Friday, I felt like it was my lucky day, my birthday and Christmas, all rolled … Continue reading

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All Done Mucking About…

Yeah. I changed the look of this thing again. I know — probably not very smart in terms of blog recognition, but I’m finally happy with it. (As happy as a perfectionist can be, that is.) I was never comfortable with the … Continue reading

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POW!

Wait! Don’t leave! It’s okay — you’re not on the wrong site. I’ve just changed up the theme, so while it looks completely different, it’s the same stuff. You’ve gotta love WordPress and how easy they make it to change the … Continue reading

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Random Stuff

Tomorrow is the first day of school for my 12-year-old — squeeeeeee!! As soon as she walks out the front door in the morning, I may run screaming around the house. I love her more than my own life, but she drives … Continue reading

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Dear Friday

Let’s get a few things straight. I asked to use you as a vacation day from work, for the express purpose of manuscript editing. You should know that as long as I’m on my first cup of coffee, I have … Continue reading

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Pitch and Hurl

‘Pitch’ is a great action verb–one that implies such force and movement. But to a writer, a pitch is a kind of verbal query, delivered in person. Contemplating having to deliver a real pitch in front of a real agent or … Continue reading

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True(ly) Blood(y)

I almost had to stop watching True Blood in the middle of a season. (I’m too cheap to pay for HBO, so I have to watch seasons as they come out on Netflix.) Season 3 was pretty intense–it seemed like some … Continue reading

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Writing a Non-Sucky Synopsis

Cruising through Twitter yesterday led me to a great blog post by Roni Loren called “The (Not So) Dreaded Synopsis – 5 Tips To Set You Free.” As soon as I read “I know I’m not the only one who … Continue reading

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Media Blitz

Okay, this social media stuff is getting out of hand. I’m on Twitter now. It must be the apocalypse. I’ve had enough of the stalling, though. I’ve set a goal to finish editing my synopsis down to one page by … Continue reading

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Procrastination Pays

Procrastination can pay off. I’m still avoiding any real work on my manuscript, which allows me time to stumble across other gems, such as “Conduct Happiness.” Some of the designs on this fun site made me laugh my butt off. There’s even a … Continue reading

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