The Red Pen of Doom

Conventional wisdom about writing is conventionally wrong.

Category Archives: Housekeeping

Bourbon and birthdays and such

So I try not to write about personal things, because a good blog is not a bad version of Dear Diary. HOWEVER: It’s my birthday and I’ll blog if I … Continue reading

June 17, 2015 · 4 Comments

Spring Break, so it’s time to break things, then fix them all up

It’s spring and I’m doing maintenance on the silly blog. Some things will get ALL BROKEN AND SUCH before emerging shiny and new, like an ugly larva spinning a cocoon … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · 3 Comments

What doesn’t kill you makes you happy FOR MONTHS

Have you ever avoided doom? I bet you’ve swerved on I-5 to stop a drifting semi from turning your car into a cube of steel. As a teenager, I bet … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · 10 Comments

I won some literary award, and it was awesomesauce

Every fiction writer should do three things: 1) Go to writing conferences – to learn all they can, make friends and put a serious dent in the hotel bar’s supply … Continue reading

August 1, 2013 · 18 Comments

Come closer, now, and whisper your MOST EVIL PLANS

My silly blog is now one year old, meaning it doesn’t just crawl anymore. No. It can (a) get to its feet by grabbing the couch, (b) chase teh kitteh … Continue reading

October 29, 2012 · 8 Comments

Seven days, seven categories — this is not a coincidence

Librarians are literary muffins of stud, who I admire. You all rock. HOWEVER: the Dewey Decimal System is a little too complicated for me. There are a billion places to … Continue reading

March 29, 2012 · 9 Comments

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