While You Were Busy Saying Nothing : Occupy

I didn’t think I would say anything about this here. I didn’t think I had to, and maybe I still don’t. Maybe I’ll be the only one reading this at the end of the day. But after seeing the pictures of Scott Olsen this morning, after watching the videos of the flash bang grenades and … Continue reading

Spam Awards: The Bucket List

Pretty sure this spammer was trying to get people to click with the use of a funny comment. But, um…what on earth does this have to do with your casino? Unless you’re hinting at something… “I just read a record of ‘the a hundred points to do before you die’. I am fairly shocked ‘yell … Continue reading

Lessons From the Trenches: NaNoWriMo

I am getting ready for NaNoWriMo. I completed the challenge last year and, though that project is still being edited and tweaked, I’m really proud of what came out of that experience. I learned a lot going into it, and I learned a lot about editing in the aftermath. This year, I’m looking forward to … Continue reading

Twitter Hopeless

I am no good at Twitter. I try to be, I really do. When I’m on, I’m on! When I’m off, I’m just…gone. When she’s not talking about structure (thank you!), Kristen Lamb talks about how to use twitter effectively to build your platform as a writer. And I have to admit, I have read … Continue reading

In Which I Can See the End of the Writing Desert

I am breathing again. It’s been a few months since I have been able to really say that. With buying a house, dealing with shifting friendships, moving, acting, and vacation, I have barely been able to think. Writing has truly been the last thing on my mind. My tweets are down to one or two … Continue reading