When I started this blog two and a half years ago, I thought it would just be a fun place to document my progress as a writer; somewhere to let loose all those thoughts and theories that arise during that long, wonderful, arduous, exhilarating process known as “writing a novel.” You know, just another place […]

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I always feel like such a schmuck–after our critique sessions (an entire weekend with almost 20-odd emails sent back and forth, fixing up each other’s query letters this time), Tia always thanks me on her blog, and I forget to do the same because…well, A.) I’m a schmuck*, and B.) I’m a bad li’l blogger […]

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That Old Feeling

Listening to: Guster, “Empire State” Behold: They’re all reading my most recent novel. I didn’t force them, bribe them, or otherwise coerce them–they all volunteered. And they really went to town on the thing, I might add. Ashley (brown hair, red shirt), Josh (only male, obviously), and I had a long discussion about description of […]

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Various Updates

Listening to: The Weakerthans, “Plea From a Cat Named Virtute” (P.S.: This song is made of awesome.) The car’s problem might just be a part that was recalled. This would be wonderful, as then we wouldn’t have to a.) pay large sums of money to fix it, b.) buy a new car and give up […]

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