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Goings-on

First things’ first: You can preorder DIRTY DATES now! The print version drops November 10, and the ebook will be available November 16. And the cover is DELICIOUS.    Until then, please sate yourself with these hors d’oeuvres: THE BIG … Continue reading

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ConCarolinas 2014

Oh hai. I’m going to be at ConCarolinas in Charlotte again this year, apparently along with everyone and their mother. (Badges have sold out.) Mostly I’ll be hanging out with John Hartness, as he will have copies of THE BIG … Continue reading

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Take a hike, jerks

PREPARE THYSELVES for, well, a bit of a downer. It may come as no surprise to any of you that writers die. I know, right? Tom Clancy most recently, and before that, Vince Flynn, both of whom were, frankly, way … Continue reading

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LET ME SCRIBBLE IN YOUR BOOK

Perks of working in a bookstore: your store manager tells you (does not ask) he’ll set up a book signing for the anthology you’ve got one measly story in. SO. I invited John Hartness and James R. Tuck, both of … Continue reading

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On Writing What You Know

“Write what you know” is one of those nebulous pieces of Writing Advice that everyone picks up along the way. It’s something that no one bothers to explain, because it seems such a simple concept–sort of like “show, don’t tell,” … Continue reading

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And now: a coherent post about MidSouthCon

Last weekend, I went to Memphis! Which, for the record, is a really balls-long drive from the homebase. I didn’t really do many of the traditional Memphis Things–we hit Beale Street for long enough to grab lunch (BBQ=noms) and get … Continue reading

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Retreat, Hell! or, On the Importance of Having Writer Friends

This weekend, I spent four days in a cabin in the woods with four other women, limited internet access, and no phone signal. IT WAS AWESOME. And here’s why I love NaNoWriMo so gosh-darn much: you meet like-minded people. I … Continue reading

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