In My Day – Trigger Warnings

I’ve been writing these posts for a bit and they’ve been relatively innocuous. And, to me, this remains a relatively innocuous thing. That trigger warnings are something anyone sees as controversial is extraordinarily confusing to me. It becomes doubly confusing when the people who call it out are the ones who […]

In My Day – Text Messages

I just finished writing a whole book that is entirely two teenager’s text transcript (and the people who got ahold of their phones during that time). So I thought I’d share some of my insights on text messaging I’ve gathered in the last 13 years of evangelizing real-time wireless solutions for businesses […]

Writing My Query — My Writing Processes

I’ve threatened a few times here and there that I’d write posts about my strange little processes that I’ve developed for this whole writing thing. If you missed it, I’ve written up a piece of my editing process on overused words and watchwords on Lara Willard’s site. I’ll probably re-write […]

Lessons from K-Drama: The Inside Joke

Today’s trope is a Hong Sisters’ staple. I think it’s one of the things that makes them so magical as writers and brings me back despite their notorious failures. If you’re unfamiliar with the Hong Sisters they’re a writing team who are, in fact, sisters. Like me, they love to […]

Lessons from K-Drama: Love Triangles

Like everyone else, I have a great many feels about Love Triangles. Done well they’re aching, done poorly they’re cause to put a book or a series away. Personally, I’m not invested in characters so much as I am relationships, so I’m less interested in who she’ll pick as I […]

Lessons From K-Drama: The Liars’ Arc

As some of you may know, I have a small (large) K-Drama addiction, but sometimes when talking to other K-Drama addicts I feel like I’m doing it wrong. I have favorite actors, but I don’t have a bias. I’ve never made a meme. Guys brooding in the shower make me sad […]

The Truth in Sales

Well, once again we have an instance of an author behaving badly floating around the internet, but no matter when you’re reading this you’ll find one. In this case there was catfishing and lying. And this got me thinking about the last decade or so that I’ve spent in selling. […]

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