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Birthdays and stuff 1

Birthdays and stuff

Normally, I do my ‘birthday’ update on or around my birthday – but I’m a couple of days late this  year.  And with good (ish) reason. On the 8th of this year I graduated...

999 bottles of beer on the wall…999 bottles of beer 0

999 bottles of beer on the wall…999 bottles of beer

I’m about to go hunting for the daily/monthly word count plugin I’ve got on another site, for lo and verily, I want to actually start keeping track of my writing again.  But that’s not...

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...

Momentum 0

Momentum

We move through our lives at a constant pace.  We can accelerate or decelerate ourselves with a limited amount of success, but the speed we do things at, at our base rate at least,...

Task lists, 750 words, and routines 1

Task lists, 750 words, and routines

I’ve got a very specific routine to my writing day now – one that I thought people might be interested in. I’ve mentioned in the past that music is really important to me –...

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...