All posts for the month August, 2012

Pull Out Those Pantsed Weeds in Your WIP

I’m now a Plantser (someone between a Plotter and Pantser), but for MUST LOVE BREECHES I pantsed it all the way, baby! (Pantser refers to someone who writes by the seat of their pants with no pre-plotting). Anyway, that means there’s LOTS more work on the revision side (one of the reasons I tried pre-plotting […]

Some Geek Romances Old and New

Since Monday Hunk Who Reads is now only once a month, I thought I would keep Mondays to topics that would interest readers. Today I thought I would share some geek/nerdy romances I’ve read recently for fellow geeks who love them some nerdy heroes In no particular order, well actually, let’s make it the order […]

Six Sentence Sunday – 8/26/12

Today is #sixsunday where writers share six sentences from their work.  NEWS: MUST LOVE BREECHES finaled in Utah’s Heart of the West contest over the weekend! Also, I will not be around next Sunday as I’ll be in Atlanta for Dragon*Con. Hopefully. Tropical Storm Isaac is making this iffy (I live in Mobile which is inside […]

Folks talk about a Writer’s Toolbox, but do you actually HAVE one?

You constantly hear the advice when reading craft books about adding this or that to your Writer’s Toolbox. But do you actually have one? I always pictured it metaphorically until I started using Scrivener. This will be a quick post to show you how I’ve started using Scrivener to organize what I learn. First I […]

The Booker Award

The fabulous author and fellow FF&P writer Celia Breslin  has nominated me for the Booker Award. The award targets literary and book-centered blogs. The rules are simple: post my top five books of all time, post the booker award icon, and nominate other bloggers to do the same. Well, here it goes. These are not in […]

Six Sentence Sunday – 8/19/12

Today is #sixsunday where writers share six sentences from their work.  Today’s Six Sunday is picking up where we left off last week with STEAM ME UP, RAWLEY, my steampunk romance set in Mobile, AL. Loki returns Rawley’s cravat that had flown away when Rawley landed in his hot air balloon, leaving him indecently clothed and […]

Recap of RWA12, plus other news!

Man what a week that was! Last month (Wait. What??) was the Romance Writer’s of America’s national conference in Anaheim, California. Being an introvert, it took me awhile to recover when I returned home, hence the lateness of this post. Plus, I’ve also been busy polishing MUST LOVE BREECHES to send out and also subject […]

Six Sentence Sunday – 8/12/12

Today is #sixsunday where writers share six sentences from their work.  I am so sorry I never got around to visiting everyone last week. I underestimated how much RWA drained me. I promise to go around today! Today’s Six Sunday is picking up where we left off last week with STEAM ME UP, RAWLEY, my steampunk […]

Monday Hunk Who Reads – Colin Firth

Colin Firth What? No book in the pic? Before we move on to the awesomeness that is Colin Firth, first a little housecleaning. The Monday Hunk Who Reads feature is now in a different format and schedule, due to the blog post by Roni Loren about usage of photos in blogs. Basically, it boils down […]

Six Sentence Sunday – 8/5/12

Today is #sixsunday where writers share six sentences from their work.  NEWS: MUST LOVE BREECHES finaled in Georgia’s Maggie, and also Greater Seattle’s ECO contest! That makes 7 contest finals to-date! Today’s Six Sunday I’m picking up roughly where we left off a month ago (!) with my steampunk romance STEAM ME UP, RAWLEY. Rawley has […]

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