So I entered One of You Always Does this in the BWW writing contest back in September. Turns out I’m a finalist and I have read my story out loud, in front of people. Oh boy. They’ll announce the winners of the contest at the reading. If anyone would like to watch: Saturday, January 18, […]
Life is a smooth pool with irregular quiet ripples. Right now they are so far apart it seems like a glass I just look through.
Life bothers me lately. In the 11 years since graduation from college, writing has been mostly on the side, in those odd moments, whenever I could, because my life was wiped out beneath me. It took two years to get published. Six for a pro credit in fiction. And then it was a landslide, I […]
I’ve used blending gel and floating medium for a while to thin my paints while painting miniatures. However, I’ve always used them separately, mixing on the fly. I finally decided to pre-mix. Mainly because my base pots (empty pots I keep frequently used colors in) didn’t have room for green. So I got an empty […]
You’ve heard the advice: put your story in a drawer for a month or a week or a year and come back to it later. Look at it with fresh eyes. Critiques work the same way. Sometimes you have to put them away, come back later to revise, to see and understand what the person […]