Breaking the Ice

Photo by Jr Korpa on Unsplash and has nothing to do with the post. I just like it. It’s always hard to start again, or to know what to say, after a long break from the blog, especially an unplanned break. But I guess sometimes the best thing is to just dive in and start […]

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Why writers need to blog. And a sad puppy.

There’s a reason I’ve always been so inconsistent with keeping up this blog. It’s because taking time to blog here makes me feel guilty. It’s not something I get paid to do, and it’s time I’m not spending working on my fiction. So in the hierarchy of things I spend my writing time/energy on, blogging […]

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Freelance Writing and Fiverr: A Match Made in the Good Place

If you’ve followed¬†me online for very long, then you probably know that I’ve spent the last couple of years doing a lot of writing for Demand Studios to help pay the bills (and you probably also know that it hasn’t been my favorite, but at least it was fairly reliable and steady pay). Well, we […]

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Nanowri-NOPE!

A few things… Nanowrimo’s not happening for me. There’s just too much on my plate right now for me to be able to make it a priority. Relatedly, I think I need to take a semi-hiatus from this blog until things settle down and I figure out exactly what I want to be doing with […]

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Surrender

God has really been at work in me lately. He’s been patiently pulling me through a rather painful and difficult process of learning to let things go, to stop being led by my ego and my stubborn desires and to submit my will to His. I confess that we haven’t been happy lately. Pretty much […]

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Lawd Have Mercy! Also, a New Cover for Restless Spirits

Project: Radium Town, the Steampunk Weird West adventure set in my hometown of Claremore, Oklahoma at the dawn of statehood and featuring Will Rogers and Tom Mix. Writing stage: Researching, world building & plotting What got done:¬†Over the weekend I did a little more research into Tom Mix, and rounded out my cast with a […]

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Ropin’ and Chewin’.

Project: Radium Town, the Steampunk Weird West adventure set in my hometown of Claremore, Oklahoma at the dawn of statehood and featuring Will Rogers and Tom Mix. Writing stage: Research What I accomplished: Today’s work was mostly passive research — watching some old clips of Will Rogers on YouTube to get a handle on his […]

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