Musings

The Curse of the Blank Page

Some people look at a blank page and see a story. I look at a blank page and see a never-ending sea of possibilities. This is the problem. There’s too much that could be on a blank screen, a blank piece of paper, a blank whiteboard. That I’m writing this […]

NaNoWriMo and Anxiety

Here’s how NaNo works for me: Day 1: I make a respectable showing, but not the 1,667. I watch as what feels like everyone else posts large numbers. Day 2: Still don’t make the 1,667. Feel as if everyone I’ve ever met is now in the 10Ks. I’m demoralized and afraid. […]

NerdCon: Stories – I Learned a Thing or Four

Now, as you may know, I’m working very hard on becoming one of the people on the other side of these events. Which means becoming one of the people making a fool of myself on stage or waxing philosophical on the panel. So I may have been listening for different […]

NerdCon: Stories – Comfortable Outside My Comfort Zone

Like everyone else, I didn’t really know what to expect when I saw the announcement for NerdCon:Stories. I just knew it was for me. Partially because, well, I REALLY like stories, and partially because it was taking place 10 minutes from my house. One thing I knew for sure I wanted […]

Favorite Screen Characters

Instructions: For this quick, fun blog hop, you just name your 10 favorite characters from movies or TV, then tag 10 friends to do the same! I was tagged in by Lisa Hope for this interesting little blog hop. Not my usual thing, but totally should be! I’m a TV/Movie […]

Why I Write YA Fantasy

When I tell people I write I get a mixed bag of reactions, as most writers do. When I explain I write YA Fantasy people are usually more confused. The fantasy part makes sense. Seeing as I’m a huge nerd who still hosts Magic the Gathering parties instead of dinner […]

Ten Question Bloggity Blog Hop

I was tagged by Jessica Bloczynski in a blog hop. So, I will be a good person and respond. However, I am where chain mail goes to die. I’m not good at passing on and I don’t mail well (it’s entirely my husband’s job). So, if you’d like to consider […]

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