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Researching Can Be Fun

I love research. I sometimes disappear down the rabbit hole for hours. I was actually looking for something else when I found the information about the Central Park Zoo EscapeĀ happening in November of 1874. (An illustration that accompanied an 1893 … Continue reading

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November is a Terrible Month for Timely Updates…

…Here it is, another three weeks with no update. However, it has been a decent NaNoWriMo. A little behind, but catching up on the missed days as I go. I can’t wait for people to see this one! There is … Continue reading

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Popping in to say Hello…

…and dismayed to see how long ago the last post was! Yikes. However, I have not been neglecting the Chronicles as badly. As mentioned in my last post, Ghosts, Gears, and Grimoires has been released. I absolutely love this cover: … Continue reading

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Shivering in Anticipation!

And for once, that isn’t referring to The Rocky Horror Picture Show — though I am looking forward to seeing the new version on October 20th. It stars the very talented Laverne Cox as Frankie, with Tim Curry as the … Continue reading

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FenCon Was Delightful, As Always

I was driving home last Monday, so didn’t get a post made. Sorry about that. The rest of the week was recouping and preparing for a speech contest that didn’t happen, but that’s another story… The most important thing about … Continue reading

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Writing the Dime Novels

I wanted to take a minute to talk about the reason that I use the Dime Novels at the beginning of each chapter in the Conn-Mann books. It is an interesting challenge to me–and I hope that the readers find … Continue reading

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S.M.A.R.T. Goals Moving Forward…

(from an article by J.D. Loveland)   I was listening to a Toastmasters speech on goal-setting the other day, and the speaker mentioned using the S.M.A.R.T. system to define goals and keep on track. We’re going to give it a … Continue reading

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