Musings

Socializing in all the Media – A follow-up

So I’ve been using the internet to socialize since, well, let’s just say, since before most of the target audience of my preferred category was born and leave it there. This means that I have friends I’ve never met in person for coming up close on twenty years. And by friends, […]

The Counting Trap

I’ve fallen into a trap. Probably the first of many in my writing career. In this case, I have no one to blame but myself. I let myself get confused by the limits. First 250, First 5 Pages, First 10 Pages, First Chapter… on and on until I thought the […]

On #PitMad and what I learned there

Yesterday I participated in #PitMad and had an incomparable learning experience as I first prepared 8 pitches, then figured out how to schedule them so I would be sending Tweets into the void every half hour for 12 hours. The second half was something I should have figured out eons ago, […]

Giving Advice: What You Should Do vs. What You Are Doing

I’ve had an absolute blast participating in WriteOnCon to the point that I have donated money simply to cover my constant and near obsessive refreshing. For my part, I’ve learned a ton, met a ton of awesome people, gained 15 new Twitter followers and counting, have a completely re-imagined opening to […]

I am a Novel Writer

So, today, I can call myself a novel writer, because I have, in fact, written a whole novel of 84K words with a plot, character development, and a romantic through line. That said, I’m not done with my novel, not by any stretch of the imagination. The ending needs work […]

Social Media and the Cave Troll

Here in Minnesota it is gorgeous and warm and every native Minnesotan seems to think that it’s a requirement that everyone should spend every second outside when it’s like this. I, however, am part cave troll. The sun hurts my eyes. The trees, flowers, and grass are having a contest […]

Just Write

As I am beginning to discover on anything to do with writing, the key is to just start. So here I am, starting. … DAVID MELCHOR DIAZ via Compfight Exciting, no? Alright, so here’s my current projects each is set in the Universe I’m calling the New Edda, which will tell the […]

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