I kind of want to give up writing and just drink tea full-time. I’ve gotten to the point where drinking tea is such a sensuous experience that I can’t even focus on a story while I drink. I’ve been challenging myself not to over-indulge my craving for lavender milk tea, but I found a tea… Continue reading My Lavender Love Affair with Tea
So yesterday was the 6th anniversary of the day that I became a novelist. I don’t know if most writers make a note of the day they finish their first book, or if they continue to observe it once they’ve managed more impressive feats (like, you know, getting someone to actually read it) but I certainly… Continue reading A Very Giddy Novel-versary
For as much time as I’ve spent noveling in other places and trying to keep pace with NaNoWriMo in California, I’ve actually only ever won NaNoWriMo in Kenmore (my Washington state hometown) and twice in Bellingham (the college town I lived in, 100 miles north of my hometown.) Needless to say, I’m heading home for… Continue reading Prepping for Home: Where Does Your Writing Live?