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Friday check-in

All is well in my world. I’m writing, both fiction (the Faolan story) and non-fiction (a book on growing marijuana in Colorado). My only problem, of course, is well-explained by this picture. I found it on Twitter and I’d love … Continue reading

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Year-end Summing Up

In 2013 I wrote just under 45,000 words, which means that I didn’t meet my goal for the year. I did write more words than in 2013, which is great. And I’m happy with the story I published, and generally … Continue reading

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About that quote

In the post below, I originally used the entire quote, as I found it on Goodreads. That full quote is here: “If you want to really hurt your parents, and you don’t have the nerve to be gay, the least … Continue reading

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Amazing to others…

This is worth thinking about.

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Today

Why yes, I’ve been messing around with the web site. How could you tell? Anyway, the background is a picture of clary sage, Salvia sclarea, the plant I named my publishing company after. The photo is by Nicolas Shan, from … Continue reading

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This week

We had a nice time with family, though the long hours of travel were stressful. Very happy to be home. It would be nice to have this outside my house every day: But I couldn’t live with the humidity. This … Continue reading

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Out to lunch

Nothing is happening this week, writing-wise, because my time is taken up with travel and family plans. So, back next week to pick it up again. In the meantime, I recommend this blog post by Jim Hines, What is rape … Continue reading

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Updates and images

I’m off to the Denver Comic Con for the weekend. Lots of writing and publishing panels, lots of gamer and geek fun. I’ll report back if anything useful comes up. Other than that, I continue to slog along on the … Continue reading

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Truth

Writing is a subconscious art, not a conscious one. You heard your first story before you could speak, so your subconscious knows a lot more about writing than your conscious brain ever will. — Kristine Kathryn Rusch

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Truth

“Which of us has not felt that the character we are reading in the printed page is more real than the person standing beside us?” ― Cornelia Funke

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