Tag Archives: Writing

Last Stop for the Week

Today’s stop is at Medium.com. This is the last stop for the week, with the tour resuming on Monday. This is an interesting site to explore, so look around after you are finished with the post. The excerpt featured today … Continue reading

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Let’s Face It…

I am not very good at blogging…or self-promotion for that matter. It’s on my To-Do list to get better at it. But I haven’t been totally neglecting the Chronicles. As a matter of fact, this year’s NaNoWriMo project will hopefully … Continue reading

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Heavens!

I can’t believe I haven’t posted a new blog all year. Well, I have given up on the Patreon experiment, so maybe I will be better at keeping things updated here. We’ll see. Today, I am procrastinating when I should … Continue reading

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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…

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 shot. What exactly isĀ a S.M.A.R.T. goal? The … Continue reading

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