2 February, 2016
31 January, 2016
I have been blogging in WordPress for years, and I just now noticed the Omega symbol in the visual editor (Ω). Turns out it’s the icon for the symbols menu, not a button that will summon Darkseid. I’m not sure if I’m disappointed or relieved. It’s probably just as well, since I’m the last person you’d want making humanity’s last stand against an evil galactic overlord.
27 January, 2016
I recently read The 9-Day Novel: Writing Fiction: How to Use Story Structure and Write Your Fiction Novel Faster by Steve Windsor. Yeah, there’s some keyword stuffing happening in that title (he managed to get both “novel” and “fiction” in there twice.)
26 January, 2016
You may notice something new around here, namely The Evil Marketing Pop-UpTM. One of my goals this year is to stop handicapping myself. Life is not a damn horse race. Yet, for some reason I have always felt like I have to “level the playing field” to keep things fair. (Which is hilarious, considering I’m a woman writing speculative fiction, so it’s not like the playing field isn’t already heavily weighted against me.) Somehow, using my professional marketing skills to promote my fiction felt like cheating.
25 January, 2016
Probably the best thing about January can be summed up in two words: low expectations. It’s not really a month anyone looks forward to with great anticipation, unless it’s because you also hate December (and possibly November). Aside from the two days of cockeyed optimism spurred by your ill-conceived resolutions, most people go into January just hoping to get through it. That’s either a feature or a bug, depending on how you look at it.