Life has been overwhelmingly fantastic…with an emphasis on the overwhelming. I don’t think this happens to other people, but when too much intense stuff happens (even if it is good stuff!) I tend to snap. Other people weather through depressed days because too much is going wrong in their life…whereas I can spend three days… Continue reading I Guess I’m a Nomad a.k.a. Where the HECK I’ve BEEN
I’d probably have an easier time convincing people I saw a bonafied UFO than get them to believe how much time I’ve spent on buses this weekend. Portland isn’t far from Seattle. Bolt Buses are cheaper than trains, and practically the same thing, right? I mostly caught up on sleep on the way down. That, and… Continue reading Portland, Press Publish, and Other P-Words
So, not much more than a month later, I’m off to another conference. I figured this would be good for me, I’ve felt kind of in a rut ever since I moved back to Washington, and since I got a discounted rate it definitely seemed worthwhile to sign up for Press Publish and head to… Continue reading Packing for Press Publish
So I have to do a quick blog to figure out if any of my followers/readers are also going to be at this event on Saturday the 28th. I’ll probably book a Bolt Bus and find a couch to crash on with a friend for the weekend…as is my M.O. with professional conferences at the… Continue reading Press Publish in Portland: I’m Going!
I’m absolutely thrilled about the SFWC, but of course that goes without saying. It’s my first professional conference. When I was in high school I used to go to the International Career Development Conference to compete with other teenagers (and whoop their butts, I might add) in sales and marketing presentation DECA competitions, but this… Continue reading 21 and Freaking Out for the SF Writing Conference
I am thankful for characters who take time out of being imaginary to talk to me. I’m thankful I know more exciting words for dialogue than “said,” and that I don’t feel compelled to constantly use them. I’m thankful I’m only 6,834 words behind on NaNoWriMo and have every hope of winning. I’m glad I… Continue reading A Writer’s Thanksgiving