Rainy Day Puppy

No one warned me that getting a puppy would mean arguing with said puppy every time it rains. Princess Buttercup is not quite a year old, but her Pembroke Welsh Corgi stubbornness is full-grown. At least, I hope it is. I don’t think I can handle her getting any more stubborn! Anyway, she has OPINIONS, … More Rainy Day Puppy

Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day to those who celebrate! If you’re perpetually single, like me, may you find an abundance of your favorite heart-shaped candy in the clearance aisle later this week. Personally, I’ll be on the lookout for Reese’s Hearts. Mmmmmnomnom. What’s a perpetually single woman doing writing sci-fi romance? Aside from the escapism of it … More Happy Valentine’s Day!

It’s May

HOW? How is it May already?!? Y’all, this has been one busy frickin’ year. I had planned to start querying again in January and ramp up my ARC reading. Instead, I test drove and then joined a semi-pro critique group. The first six-week cycle was rough, but the second was even more labor-intensive because I … More It’s May

Davie Bowie Drabble

A Scribophile group had a contest for Drabbles (works that are exactly 100 words long) inspired by David Bowie songs. I saw it too late to enter the contest but wrote one anyway, based on Lazarus from his final album, Blackstar. Changes, Under PressureThe Man Who Sold the WorldSo many of my memoriesAre connected to … More Davie Bowie Drabble

2021 Roundup

While 2021 sucked in many ways, my experience as a writer was not one of them. I started the year thinking—once again—I was ready to query. My hope was to be agented by the end of the year, and my goal was to send a handful of queries every other week or so. As a … More 2021 Roundup

Busy Busy Busy Fall!

It’s been almost two months since my last blog post, and that’s because I’ve been busy AF. In the writing community, fall is a very busy time with several big events and contests going on. Who knew? First, I wanted to finish a revision, write and hone a synopsis, and refine my query letter in … More Busy Busy Busy Fall!