New Year’s Resolutions 2020

It’s still January so I can still talk about this year’s resolutions, right? Last year was a pretty good year for me. I started learning Turkish in April (for no particular reason). My short story “Glory Night,” which I’d sold in 2017, came out in July. I sold “No Mercy to the Rest” to Podcastle,Continue reading “New Year’s Resolutions 2020”

Writing Excuses — at sea!

How long does it take you to recover from a cruise? Asking for a friend. A friend who has been taking three naps a day since getting back into port. For those of you who weren’t aware, the Writing Excuses podcast, purveyor of indispensable writing advice, puts on a workshop/retreat every year. Past retreats haveContinue reading “Writing Excuses — at sea!”

Springing ahead, or something twee like that

Happy June! I got back from my trip a couple weeks ago, but I’ve been busy with various endeavors since then, including copy edits for my first professional short story sale. More on that as it develops. Spring always brings out the self-improvement bug in me. Autumn does too–I think it’s the transitional nature ofContinue reading “Springing ahead, or something twee like that”