It’s official: Ecuador has crept into my dreams. Have I said before just how much dreams influence my stories? Because they do. I’ve had whole plots lines and casts of characters handed to me in a single dream. I’ve had a dreams inspire entire series — sometimes a single dream, sometimes a few mixed together. […]
It’s a bit depressing when you think you’re done — at least enough to evict a novel from the nest — only to have someone come along (in this case, two someones) to point out that your baby hasn’t quite grown its pinion feathers yet. You’d think I’d catch those flaws in my own writing […]
I’ve been informed my last post was…cryptic. Something needed to go up, and the only thing in my head was the new project. And it was so new and big and scary that I couldn’t post about it here. I’ve calmed since then. Just a little. I’m telling this story in a different medium. That’s […]
Misread on a plastic cup at Mom’s house: “Deer Farm and Erotic Petting Zoo.” …Yeah, I would not take a couple of kids to that.
One more awesome thing about Creative Hours: I reach for writing before I even notice that it’s 8pm. See? I can be trained. So this post is about my brain. Specifically, my subconscious. Why? Because it’s freaking AMAZING. You have to be damned talented to write well in a very limited space. Some of the […]
Holy crap! I’ve officially reached 1000 views, here. How should we celebrate? Weigh in via comments! One of the biggest perks for me as a writer is wish fulfillment. Seriously. I mean, we all have those awkward, you’re-a-horrible-human-being-but-I-can’t-say-that moments. Those times when someone deserves a verbal royal smack-down, at the very least. That person probably […]
…I will drink if I am thirsty or eat if I am hungry. However, that requires me to be enough aware of my body to know if I need food and enough in reality to remember long enough to do something about it. This isn’t a problem if I’m procrastinating, but my husband has been […]
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“Those on the right-hand side of the aircraft can see the River Styx…” …Yep, the world is awesome-er in my head.