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As most of you already know, I was chosen to join The Debutante Ball as part of the blogging Class of 2013. The Debutante Ball is a group blog featuring five debut authors, who blog together for the year in … Continue reading
As autumn approaches, writers’ conference season continues apace. The “season” itself kicks off in May, with a range of conferences continuing through the summer and autumn seasons. If you write you should attend conferences – even if it’s only once … Continue reading
It’s Friday, which means it’s time to clean the lint-and-lobster traps and see what we’ve caught this week. The spam filter seems unusually happy with my work this week. It contains sterling reviews like: “[A]mong the best blogs on the … Continue reading
I’m a big fan of liveblogging. (The snarks need exercise from time to time) And since there’s a little sporting event taking place in London the next few weeks, I plan to take advantage of the opportunity. For those not … Continue reading
For those who don’t know John Scalzi (author of Redshirts, Whatever-blogger extraordinaire, and much, much more) you should. This post alone explains why: Who Gets to be a Geek? Anyone Who Wants to Be. It took me years decades to … Continue reading
Yesterday I stepped into the 21st Century and bought an iPhone. A new one. Complete with imaginary friend. My son spent the ride home from the Apple Store (and it wasn’t a short one) playing “how much can she Siri-ously … Continue reading
When looking through the blog statistics this weekend, I noticed an incoming referral search for “Heather Nylon Rope.” I’m afraid they probably found me disappointing. I do know about heather – one Heather at least. That would be author-editor Heather … Continue reading
In case I haven’t mentioned it – I do not live in the country. I live about half an hour east of Sacramento, California, in a generally-developed suburban area with lots of trees and easy access to important staples like … Continue reading
Over the weekend, I heard a radio interview with , guitarist and arranger of 100 Riffs, A Brief history of Rock N’ Roll. Simply stated: this is the most amazing guitar video you will ever see. It’s twelve minutes of … Continue reading