Monthly Archives: November 2013

NaNo Excerpt Week Five

I’ve just come home from my the Christmas party at my husband’s work, and I’m sleepy and my head is a little foggy from wine, but I was reminded that I haven’t posted my excerpt for this week for the … Continue reading

Sale: Hereditary Delusions

Great news! My poem Hereditary Delusions, which I wrote after being inspired by a NaNoLJers prompt from Beth Cato, has been accepted for publication by Every Day Poets. I will definitely update again once I know its publication date and … Continue reading

November Desktop

Remember back in August when I shared a screenshot of my desktop, just because I could? Well, I’m doing it again. Because I can. (Click to make bigger) I saw that picture when Wil Wheaton blogged about it and it … Continue reading

Grrr Rawr Argh!

Marcus Romer tweeted this: The Creative Process 1. This is awesome 2. This is tricky 3. This is shit 4. I am shit 5. This might be ok 6. This is awesome — Marcus Romer (@MarcusRomer) October 23, 2013 And … Continue reading

Sale: Share

If you’ve been following this blog for long enough you may have heard of my story, “Share”, before. “Share” is a short story I wrote in 2009 about a flesh golem*. The story was inspired by a fantastic photograph of … Continue reading

Tesseracts Interview

Recently the amazing Ms. Colleen Anderson interviewed me about my story, “Bedtime Story” which appears in Tesseracts Seventeen: Speculating Canada from Coast to Coast. I probably shouldn’t admit this but… I was playing World of Warcraft with some friends when … Continue reading

Our Super Villain

A friend of mine, Michelle (who is the brains and the body behind Busy Weekends) asked people on her twitter feed if they wanted to do a fun project where they would create super heroes. I said I’d participate if … Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Friday Excerpts: Week Three

It’s Friday again, which means it’s time to post another excerpt. I’m a fair bit behind on my novel right now (about 5k) and we’re heading into the weekend which is usually a really bad writing time for me. I’d … Continue reading

Sale: Their Closet Existence

My poem, “Their Closet Existence” has been accepted for publication at Every Day Poets. This poem was based on a prompt from my 2013 April Poem-a-Day challenge. Because of how I work it took me a long time to get … Continue reading

Weekend Writing

Dudes. I can’t write on weekends. Seriously. I keep trying and I keep failing. During the week when I have the house all to myself (well, me and our pets) I’m golden. I can write 1,600 words in half an … Continue reading

NaNoWriMo Friday Excerpts: Week Two

It’s Friday again, and because I’m participating in the Absolute Write NaNo Excerpt Blog Chain that means another excerpt from my NaNoWriMo novel, Hollow Children (which I think I’m going to re-title. Possibly to just ‘Hollow’). This section has a … Continue reading