Category: Language

The adorable, endless grind 0

The adorable, endless grind

I guess I’m going to get some funny looks for this post, but writing is an adorable, yet endless grind.  I’ve been arguing with people today about it today, but we grow, and we...

How things play out – aka, why it’s taken nearly 11 years to publish Glass Block 6

How things play out – aka, why it’s taken nearly 11 years to publish Glass Block

I’m inches from publishing my first full-length novel under my own name, and I was going to kinda let it pass without comment, and then I thought ‘I think I wanna talk about this’....

Insidious lies in the Indie community 0

Insidious lies in the Indie community

We interrupt your regularly scheduled fluff for a bit of a rant.  And I wouldn’t be doing this during Nanowrimo season, but it *really* needs to be said. I’ve been thinking a lot about the word...

Who am I? 0

Who am I?

Cricket asked this and at first, I thought, ah, well, that’s easy. I’m tech support.  I’m a writer.  I’m an extremely clever woman.  I’m a graduate of Creative Writing. I’m a mother.  I’m the...

Hack cleaning, and Psycho Killers 0

Hack cleaning, and Psycho Killers

Something that I don’t think is very evident from my writing is that I’m very music oriented.  If I can get away with it, no matter where I am, in the house, or out...

Of bright lights and disappointments… 0

Of bright lights and disappointments…

We are, to all intents and purposes, one month after ‘the Watershed‘ And there’s a couple of things that have changed since then – some for the better, some in a different way and...

Degree confirmation 1

Degree confirmation

As many of you know, I’ve spent the last four years doing a degree in Creative writing, with a side of psychology.  It’s been a long road, especially after I fell and banged my...

The new schedule 1

The new schedule

So, yeah, I’m still on writing burnout, at least for fiction.  I’m a bit concerned about that actually –  there’s no ideas, no flashes of ‘oooh, I wanna write *that*’… nothing. But, there is...

things you probably don’t know about me – 25 at a time 7

things you probably don’t know about me – 25 at a time

One of the things I’ve realised is that many people don’t actually *know* me, some of that’s deliberate, but that if I don’t start really connecting with people, all of the advice I give...

Overcoming…the fear 0

Overcoming…the fear

So, there’s a post up that’s caused a bit of back channel fuss on my blog called ‘the Fear‘.  If you haven’t read it already, and want the cliff notes, it’s about what happened...