- Doin' a heckin good sit. #doggo #dogsofinstagramI know it sounds like a shower through the phone, but in person it sounds like the world's longest pee, and I have to sit here and listen to it for 45 minutes.I do not breakfast like other people.Look at the size of that guy's organ!My Squirrely Dan costume for the costume party. @letterkennyproblemsFlying "safe". (Well, as safe as I can on a flying bus with 175 people in it, all crammed in like sardines.)
Tag Archives: writing
Lately my mind has been running itself ragged with the idea of starting my own literary magazine. Because, you know, I didn’t have anything else to do… like work on my novels. I’ve been making a lot of progress on … Continue reading
I’ve been working pretty hard on my fantasy novel — it’s up to Chapter 23 now. If you’re interested in seeing what kinds of things I’m writing in this book, the best place to do that is on my Instagram, … Continue reading
I have this fantasy novel I’ve been writing, on and off, since 2006. I picked it back up again in 2019 after the inaugural Multiverse convention and started rewriting it; after all, my writing has changed — hopefully for the … Continue reading
Here are some updates that may or may not interest you: I finally, finally finished the second draft of my YA fantasy novel. Next step is the third draft, where I take all the individual chapter files, put them all … Continue reading
Instead of doing a boring “six of the best columns I wrote in 2017”, I decided to present my yearly best-of in a slightly different fashion.
With NaNoWriMo coming up, I wanted to do a column about character naming. Because nobody needs to read a book with someone named Ebony Dark’ness Dementia Raven Way.
Y’know those boxes you always think you’ll get around to unpacking, but never do? It’s amazing the things you find in them.
Every writer puts their half-written things on a shelf, ostensibly to be worked on later but really just abandoned. Here are some of mine.
I’ve been playing a lot of Super Mario Run lately. The game has a surprising amount of life lessons in it.
I wrote 20,000 words of fiction in the last two weeks. My secret? I’m doing it by hand.
Let me tell you about the columns I wrote in 2016. They were great columns. The columns had great topics, and they were really great. They’re going to do great things in the future.
This really should be a “worst”, not “best”, but I can only work with what I have. Anyway, don’t do this.
Chris is very matter-of-fact about it — she has to do what she has to do, and if things do get changed back, he’ll never know. In the meantime, he wants to have as much time with her as he … Continue reading
People write what they want to be true, because that’s what they know: they’re stuck in boring or dysfunctional lives and they want out. From SIX OF THE BEST… reasons not to write what you know.
SIX OF THE BEST… things that seemed like a good idea at the time
I’m publishing a book on Amazon on Monday, which led me to write this column. SIX OF THE BEST… things no one tells you about self-publishing
Just writing your NaNo novel isn’t enough; it has to be revised, beta-read, formatted, and submitted, or else you’ll never get it published. Even self-publishing takes a lot of work. So what do you do when your story is done? … Continue reading