When the Voices Won’t Stop

Listening to: Chronic Future, “Shellshocked” There. After a week of polishing and shining and finding typos, and sweating over this manuscript, it’s off to the editor who requested it at the conference. I made many changes, not any huge ones but several that fixed some minor problems people brought to my attention,* and quite a […]

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Listening to: Yellowcard, “Miles Apart” No matter how many times I and other people read through my manuscript, I still stumble upon typos when I go over it again. Beautiful, wondrous typos that make me burst into laughter at 4 a.m., like this gem: “…his breath sent an electric sock down my spine.” Teehee. Better […]

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A Writing Weekend

Wow. I think I picked a perfect year to attend my first conference. I mean, that should be obvious, what with Joyce Carol Oates as the keynote speaker and all…but that was only the beginning of a wonderful weekend. I’m not going to go into much detail, because I have a LOT of work to […]

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A First

Going to my very first writer’s conference this weekend, and leaving in less than six hours. I’m going to get a book signed by Joyce Carol Oates. I’m going to pitch my book to an editor. And I’m going to learn lots of stuff, and have lots of fun. Wish me luck!

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