Words to live (and write, and edit) by:
"An author merely begins a book. A reader finishes it."
"Don’t tell me that the moon is shining; Show me the glint of light on broken glass."
-attributed to Anton Checkhov
“I have been correcting the proofs of my poems. In the morning, after hard work, I took a comma out of one sentence…. In the afternoon I put it back again.”
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Better Late Than Never: Emerald City Comic Con 2014!
Here’s a little fact that will surprise no one who’s ever spent more than five minutes with me: I’m a geek. A rather huge one. I’ve been head over heels for all things science fiction/fantasy since I was a little … Continue reading
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Submitting in 2014
The New Year is a time for resolutions. For writers, these resolutions often involve the refining of craft, being more disciplined about their writing habits, or seeking out publication. While most of us can agree that it’s important to write … Continue reading
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