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NaNoWriMo Time Again

Though I’ve been writing for the last year, my blogging has fallen off. I’m going to be using it over the next month as a way to stave off my urge to use social media throughout the day. I’ll be saving up the the… Continue Reading “NaNoWriMo Time Again”

Dusting Things Off

It’s been over a year since my last blogpost, and a ton of things have happened since then. The biggest change was moving to St. Louis and becoming a professional writer. I worked doing technical writing for about six months, which is part of… Continue Reading “Dusting Things Off”

And Then it was October

Fall is always a busy time of year for me. It’s the beginning of a new semester at my regular job, but this year has been a hectic one in it’s own right. I’m writing a couple of short stories as well as trying… Continue Reading “And Then it was October”

Perfect Fusion

People have asked me how much research I do when I’m working on a story. It’s hard to quantify something like that. For me, research is useful, but I don’t like to be tied to what I’ve read. For example, some of my characters… Continue Reading “Perfect Fusion”

Livescribe 3 Smartpen

Over the weekend, I ordered a Livescribe 3 Smartpen. I had seen the advertisement from the company: Then I read some reviews, most of which seemed positive for what I want to do with it. I also saw that the pen is compatible with… Continue Reading “Livescribe 3 Smartpen”

Blood Alone Remains Writing Playlist

To get my mind into the right headspace for my characters, I use music as inspiration. I love using 8tracks to create atmospheric playlists that I can add to or modify as needed. This is the playlist I’ve been working with for my current… Continue Reading “Blood Alone Remains Writing Playlist”

Steady as She Goes

Writing Stuff My vacation at the beginning of August sparked an idea that’s been on the slow burn in my brain all month. I was going to put it on the shelf to write during the month of November, but then I got an… Continue Reading “Steady as She Goes”

That Time that Dropbox Saved my Life (And by “Life,” I Mean Book)

My old iMac finally gave up after seven long years of service. Not one virus in all that time. I loved that machine. But when it gave me two white screens of death in as many days, I knew that it was time to… Continue Reading “That Time that Dropbox Saved my Life (And by “Life,” I Mean Book)”

JuNoWriMo and Beyond

Someone asked me “Why do you have to do this JuNoWriMo thing?” Have to was the phrase that stuck with me. I have to because I want to. Because I need to. Because I have a story that I want to tell that’s bursting… Continue Reading “JuNoWriMo and Beyond”

Episode 2 of The Real Delia Podcast: Interview with Mimi Schweid, Part 2

Episode 2 of The Real Delia Podcast continues with Part 2 of my three part interview with Mimi Schweid. We’ll talk about the television shows she likes and about her reaction videos on YouTube. The final part of this interview will be live on… Continue Reading “Episode 2 of The Real Delia Podcast: Interview with Mimi Schweid, Part 2”