Category Archives: Writing

MileHiCon52 – Virtual – October 23-24-25, 2020

I am “attending” this year’s virtual version of MHC52 this weekend. (Because of you-know-what.) I’m only in two sessions, one live the other a recorded video of me reading from ERO. I’ve forgotten how long I’ve been going to MHC … Continue reading

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Have I Found My Home—“New Weird”?

In working my Mountain of Authors video, I, once again, searched for a defining genre of my work…and think I may have found it! New Weird. Yes, this seems to be the most descriptive—and coolest!—of definitions I have yet found! … Continue reading

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Entering a New Chapter

This past June I retired early from thirty years at a large company, and prior to that, seven years in the military. It was a good run! But all that is in my past…and I am looking forward to my … Continue reading

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The Writing Was on the Wall

“It was a bright and sunny day….” I have no idea what possessed me, and it was definitely indicative of my future, but one day…I wrote an entire story…on the outside wall of our Lake Clear house. This had to … Continue reading

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Some Random-ish Stray Thoughts

I have been trying to give some thought to how to optimize the use of my site, here. Things I thought would get more read time don’t, and things I never really thought would get the read time do. Guess … Continue reading

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My First COSine 2020

I finally attended my first-ever COSine convention, January 17 – 19, 2020. I’d been interested in it for many years, but thought it was only for Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror (SF/F/H) types (my work isn’t typically categorized in these genres; I’m more … Continue reading

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COSine 2020

I am attending my first COSine this weekend! Here is a list of the participants and their bios. Here is the schedule. I am moderating one panels and sitting on two others, as well as attending a book signing:   … Continue reading

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Work-in-Progress Update

I’ve essentially met my targeted word count of 80,000 words (79,490) and have created 22 short stories just for this effort, but it’s not quite ready in terms of content. This is all first-draft mode, and I don’t want it … Continue reading

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The Need For Speed—Is Faster Better?

I recently read an article by about writing fast—a book every two weeks. And I have to admit to a sense of…utter disbelief…and it really got my panties in a bunch. I do not normally talk trash about other authors … Continue reading

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Sit-Stand Desk…Converter

For the past year or so, I’ve been looking into getting a stand-up desk. Not only because of the research behind their benefits (there are, of course, articles to the contrary as well, of course), telomeres, et cetera, that’s a … Continue reading

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