Board Game Bonanza!

One of my favorite fun activities is playing board games. For many years in the Before Times, I hosted a board game party on New Year’s Day because it forced me to start the year with a clean house, and getting to play board games with my friends was a reward for the cleaning. Carrot … More Board Game Bonanza!

Writing To Deadlines

I’ve always worked best when there’s a deadline involved, so this spring has been extremely productive for me. For just over a year, I’ve been working with The Ubergroup, a developmental editing program that works in six weeks cycles with a week off in between. It’s been incredibly helpful to have those cycles to help … More Writing To Deadlines

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