Many of my readers are not writers themselves, and so they may be unaware of the huge event that is Nanowrimo (National Novel Writing Month – I think, or maybe National November Writing Monstrosity -- nope -- probably not). Anyway, we’ve just stepped into the month when many writers sign up on a friendly website… Continue reading hug a writer today, or on second thought…
I noticed too late this morning the sign on the wall that read: ‘no phones, no food or drink.’ I sat back down on the bench at the orthodontist’s office and slid my cell and coffee mug into my purse. (Uh-huh, my purse is big enough to hold a coffee mug. A large mug.) Thankfully,… Continue reading American rites
Check out my three-tweet serial fiction "Promise" this week on @7x20!
When I look at our kittens, which I do as often as possible, one of these thoughts typically runs through my head: Oh, I wish I was napping, too, or, yeah, that’s exactly what I was thinking or, please don’t chew on that Naps, lovely naps. Don’t you agree naps look sweeter, juicier, more essential,… Continue reading kat boxes
I just heard my sci fi flash story "Sunset" has been accepted for publication on Earl Wynn's Farther Stars Than These! Look for it November 9th. Thank you Earl!! http://www.fartherstars.com/
I just discovered this lovely piece by @Catrambo http://www.strangehorizons.com/2006/20061127/pigs-f.shtml What other great stories have slipped by me unnoticed? Maybe I need to take a year or two off from work and chores and sleep to do nothing but drink coffee and read.
Anyone else have a problem with endings, or is it just me? Endings of books, I mean, TV shows, movies. I’m only referring to the good ones, of course. I get so involved in movies sometimes, so invested, so in love with the characters, I want to sit in the theater seat forever. For a… Continue reading escaping the end