Category Archives: On Writing

The doldrums

I fast approach the thirty thousand word mark in my new novel. This is the danger zone, the portion of the novel-writing process where it is “oh so easy” to consider the whole enterprise a piece of shiite and toss … Continue reading

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Work or Play?

Recently I’ve been considering just what I want this blog to be, and whether I want the focus to remain on my writing, or whether I’ll leak in other bits of my life, such as my career in IT. My … Continue reading

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What’s old is new

I composed my earlier post in a fit of delusion and under the influence of ignorance. Before I discovered that existing iPhone users would not be subsidized. Before I discovered a new iPhone would cost me nearly $500. Urge to … Continue reading

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New iPhone

I feel the urge for new shiny. It is growing. New iPhone. It is coming! I missed the first generation of iPhone, but eagerly hopped on board for the second wave. I’ve been very happy with it, despite some of … Continue reading

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The fruits of the devil–I mean my labor.

So today’s accomplishments: * Wrote 1400 words of new novel. Initial drudge work turned into smooth sailing. * Purchased, prepped, and grilled steak. Consumed steak. Mmm. * Finished edits on short. Printed and resubmitted to one of the biggies. If … Continue reading

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