I attended Capclave on Saturday, September 29, 2018. I’ve been to only a couple writing conferences, so I wasn’t sure what to expect from this one. I heard about it through my writing group, and was excited to check it out.Continue reading “Capclave 2018: Key Takeaways and Reflection”
I’ve got a few exciting goals to share with you for the coming year. But first, let’s review last year’s goals and whether I accomplished them.Continue reading “New Year’s Goals for 2019”
Here’s wishing you a happy holiday season this year!Continue reading “Happy Holidays 2018!”
It’s no secret that I would love to not just see my work in print, but to get paid for it. To me, publication and payment means I’ve achieved a level of professional quality in my writing that I’ve been working hard toward for a long time. To help myself reach that goal, I’m challenging myself to submit my work 100 times.Continue reading “Submit x 100 Challenge”
Thanksgiving 2018 has arrived! It’s that special time of year again–time to gather round those you love and give thanks. I sure have plenty to be thankful for this year. Here are some of the things I’m grateful for, in no special order.Continue reading “Happy Thanksgiving, 2018!”
On November 8, 2018, I went to bed early. It had been a long, complicated political season, but at last it would be over. And at last, women would shatter the final glass ceiling in American politics. As I lay in bed and drifted to sleep, I thought about how amazing it was live through this historic moment.
But past midnight I woke as if alerted by some preternatural sense of impending disaster. I picked up my phone to check the results, and was sucked through to a dismal mirror dimension. Well, not really, but since that day it’s sometimes felt like it.Continue reading “A Starting Point to Understanding in “One Nation After Trump””
Warchild by Karin Lowachee is like a meandering Ender’s Game meets book five Harry Potter–you remember, the one where he was really angry and agonized, all the time.
This review contains spoilers for the story.Continue reading ““Warchild”–A Tortured Young Man Caught Between Worlds”
A couple times a year, I get the itch… the itch to resubscribe to World of Warcraft. Last week, I gave in.Continue reading “When World of Warcraft Drags You Back”
This weekend I reached a writing milestone for the first draft of Orphic: 15,000 words written!
It won’t come as a surprise to anyone, but living with untreated sleep apnea is utterly exhausting. Unfortunately, treating it can be pretty annoying, too. Continue reading “The Inconvenience of Treating Sleep Apnea”