Song Styles

I mentioned recently on Facebook that I’ve had a number of earworms running through my head, some of them stranger than others (“Living On A Prayer” substituted with the words “Pigeon on a bear,” for instance).  One of those is from Kate Nash, who…

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Wednesday Wanderings

Work and life have been hectic – including some good writing news, as the previous post will attest – so I’ve spent a lot of time vegging out with television, and I’ve taken advantage of Amazon Prime’s collection to binge House.Now, House is not high t…

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Family Tree sold to Metaphorosis

Metaphorosis just purchased my tongue in cheek fantasy story, “Family Tree,” about an evil overlady – make that Overmother – and her wayward son, for publication around the end of the year.  Keep your eyes peeled!

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Wednesday Wanderings

There’s a phenomenon in fiction and film that I like to call “villain creep.”  Villain creep is when an antagonist, whether they are the primary opponent of the main characters or a flunky / associate, evolves into an ally and perhaps even becomes…

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Song Styles

Still working on my worldbuilding for my next novel project, then it’s on to character profiles.  The dynamic duo at the center of this story, Pirelle and Chiria, both started out as D&D characters – both shapeshifters, because I’m a bit obses…

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Song Styles

I’m a fan of the songs from the Waitress musical, the story of a waitress stuck in a dead-end town / job / marriage whose biggest joy is baking pies.  When she discovers she is pregnant, she dreams of entering a high-profile pie contest to ea…

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Wednesday Wanderings

When I was little, I had a huge whiteboard – I think it was maybe 3′ x 4′ – that I used to draw maps on.  I’ve never been much of an artist, so it was all symbols.  Sometimes, it was countries, with swaths of coastline, little blue squiggles …

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