Category Archives: Writers

Four-month Check In

So, here we are, four months since my last check in! And so much and so little has changed. The pandemic continues, and for a while it seemed as if things might be slowly getting better…and then, for a lot … Continue reading

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Series? Can I write them in parallel, instead?

Greetings, Programs! The other day, the ever-fantastic Briana Mae Morgan asked on Twitter:   I am simultaneously excited and nervous to be writing a series. It’s my first series! How do y’all do this? — briana morgan PREORDER LIVINGSTON GIRLS! … Continue reading

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My first Con is in the books!

So last weekend was Nickel City Con, which is Western New York’s biggest annual pop culture-related gathering. This particular con only started a few years ago, and there have been hiccups along the way (this year saw an unfortunate rash … Continue reading

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Remembering William Goldman

William Goldman died last year. He lived a long and brilliant life as one of the finest screenwriters, penning such films as All the President’s Men, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, Marathon Man, and what might be his most … Continue reading

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SIGNING!!!

In my ongoing quest to become a Real Writer, I have a Real Writer Event coming up! Behold!!! Off the Beaten Path Books is an independent bookstore in Lakewood, NY, on the picturesque shores of Chautauqua Lake. This event is … Continue reading

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It’s NaNoWriMo time!

via GIPHY Yes, that’s right: NaNoWriMo (National Novel-Writing Month) is just around the corner! It’s that wonderful time of year when thousands of writers around the world spend their Novembers chasing the goal of averaging 1,667 words a day. I will … Continue reading

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Plotting? Never! (And other stuff)

Hey there, folks! Time for a few thoughts on…stuff. (Wow, I is articulate.) :: In the current WIP, I have reached what I think is roughly the halfway point. I hope so, anyway — I would really like to be … Continue reading

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Finding time

People often talk about “finding” time to write, as if there’s a few minutes to be found under the couch, or “making” time to write, as if by sheer force of will we can make the next hour contain 69 … Continue reading

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Sunshine Blogger Award!!!

Oh wow, it’s actually been an entire month since I posted here last, hasn’t it? That’s terrible. Anyway, I’ll have a proper report up on how June went in terms of writing (short version: mixed bag) early next week, but … Continue reading

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GUEST POST!!! On the Tracking of Progress, by A.B. Keuser

Hey, folks! It’s me. Below we have a first for this site: a guest post! This entry is by A.B. Keuser, a speculative fiction author who, by her own words, “spends a lot of time making things up and figuring … Continue reading

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