Surprise!

And if you’ve been seeing that on any of my social media you may follow, well… while I often live-tweet the writing process from Starbucks or my home office or wherever, you may know that I’m a slower writer than many. Which is why my having a brand-new novelette out there, right after Blood Ties was … More Surprise!

Housekeeping

In the spirit of it being a new year, I tidied up my bookcases. I use the term “tidy” loosely, of course; I don’t care for my home office to be in perfect order. It’s much neater now than it was before since I acquired my late father’s desk and a couple of other storage … More Housekeeping

Sometimes going the inexpensive route is a good thing

My blog and Twitter followers are probably already aware of my makeup habit, one that’s been considerably reined in since returning to school (but will take off again after exams are over and I’m working full time over the summer). Anyway, there are some things I’m not willing to cheap out on–you will have to … More Sometimes going the inexpensive route is a good thing

I’m pretty sure there are self-help books for this kind of thing, but I’m not reading them

It’s only taken a semester and a half for me to figure it out, but I think I’ve finally got this whole work-school-write balance thing going. Sort of. Mostly (and I swear this isn’t a whiny “Poor me, I’m so swamped!” thing, just letting everyone know I’m not dead). As of January, I’m putting in … More I’m pretty sure there are self-help books for this kind of thing, but I’m not reading them