Today started rough. Last night was a disaster, I got bugger all sleep. That doesn't not make for a fun day, I can assure you. AND THEN ... I took the wrong glasses with me to work. The lighting in the bookshop fucks my migraine brain big time, there is only so much prevention medication … Continue reading One step closer.
January is marching on and I'm pretty well over it already. Probably not the greatest start to 2022 to be already over the year. But that's how it is. I could lie and say how glorious the new year is, but it fucking isn't. Never the less good stuff is happening and life moves on. … Continue reading And so it goes …
If you could plug yourself into a charger or stick your hand on a changing mat and magically re-charge. Well, I think it'd be damn handy. Especially in muggy gross weather. Summer so far is horrible. I'm not a fan. Enough about my dislike of wet weather.I stumbled across something the other day that sounded … Continue reading Wouldn’t it be great …
It's my birthday weekend. Yes, the entire weekend, thank you very much. Currently, there is a super fun competition/giveaway running on Twitter - it closes midday on Dec 12th. Because that's my birthday. Actually, it's 12:12PM on the 12/12. Hit my Twitter account and you'll find the giveaway details. ( @catconnor) The giveaway/comp is also … Continue reading I’ll be there for you
That's right, Dec 1st, brings us to BIRTHDAY MONTH. It's an actual thing in our family. Dec 3 - The Prodigal Son enters his last year in his 30's. Dec 5 - Doris turns 16.Dec 7 - Superman is a number we're not allowed to say but he was 70 when Doris was born, so … Continue reading The dawning of birthday month …
I know, I've been quiet. Actually, I haven't been quiet but I've been quiet here. It's a busy nineteen days - I have blogged in that time just not much. Anywho, today I was teaching in the big city. I do enjoy it. Today's topics were description, dialogue, and research. They do kinda go together … Continue reading Listen to the music.
I'm sitting in my bed surrounded by notebooks and pens (mine, of course). The open page of the notebook I'm using for [Leave a message] says: Beef Crockett up, it's time he earned his legend status.I'm not sure how he's going to prove himself to Ronnie yet, but, seems like he's going to at least … Continue reading For The Good Times.
Yes, it's Tuesday. It's been busy here. No, I've been busy. Not so much the girls. :)Saturday's Crime Writing Session was mostly about characters (also POV and openings), Creating people to populate a novel is a big topic. I fired off quite a few PDF's on Sunday evening, to my students. I felt bad about … Continue reading Tuesday.
Clear enough? If a story has my name on it, then I wrote it, and the copyright belongs to me. No question. And I should be paid for that work.Downloading a story for free is theft.(Unless you got a code from the author or publisher or the story is offered free via a reputable seller. … Continue reading Pirates are arseholes, end of story.
Happy Halloween, if that's your thing. It's not so much mine. Some of my kids do enjoy the Halloween thing. I used to celebrate All Hallow's Eve once upon a time, with a big family dinner and places set for those we've lost (in Wiccan fashion). Now I don't have a table we all fit … Continue reading Octo 31st, 2021