Archive for the 'Writerly' Category

Feb
27
2007
The Slog

And I’m not talking about a new dance…

I’m talking about the process that comes after you finish writing a manuscript. The process of sending out and waiting. The process of trying to figure out ways to check in without … Read More »

Feb
26
2007
Angie Was Right And Other Mondayness

So I’ve been meaning to write about my experience with the Bare Escentuals face powder – I love it! It goes on quickly and easily, it gives great coverage but it still sheer enough that it doesn’t look like pancake … Read More »

Feb
16
2007
TGIF

Sorta. It’s been a week. Busy, some really good, some really bad – all over the map so I’m glad to be easing out of it.

Anyway, I normally do Booktalk today but I haven’t read anything new this week. … Read More »

Feb
13
2007
Critique

This morning I came across this entry at LJ, which linked to this blog entry by agent Miriam Goderich on taking criticism.

There’s a lot out in the internet about authors being thin skinned and frankly, that’s bunk. Are some? … Read More »

Feb
12
2007
Different Kinds of Heroines

Shannon Stacey wrote an entry at RTB last week that got me thinking about how much I crave different kinds of heroines when I read.

Shannon’s point is different than the one I’m going to make – hers is interesting … Read More »

Jan
23
2007
Heroines

I was looking back at some reviews I’d written and it struck me that I always commented on whether or not a heroine was truly strong or kickass or not. This is important to me, as a reader and an … Read More »

Jan
16
2007
Titilating Tuesday

More freaking snow! I tell you, I am DONE with snow. I want my mild Northwest winter back please. And I want my children back in school.

I’m halfway done with my synopsis for The Others. I hate writing synopsis … Read More »

Jan
12
2007
You Betta Work…

Nephele Tempest wrote an entry at RTB this week that had me clapping while thinking on the general theme.

Essentially, what she said was, if you don’t commit to writing, you’ll never get that project done.

The thing is, I … Read More »

Jan
9
2007
Titilating Tuesday

How is everyone today? It’s coooold! It started out at 50 and now it’s 38. They’re expecting snow tonight, more snow tomorrow including “thundersnow” Thunder snow? Jeebus! It’s usually so mild here but it’s been like, “TERROR WINTER!!!” Um, no … Read More »

Jan
8
2007
This Is The Key That Makes Us Wind Up…

Yep, still listening to Gwen although Belle and Sebastian have been giving her a run for the money today.

Angie is taking the helm at the Samhain blog today – if you have questions for an editor, head on over. … Read More »