Tag Archives: A Year of Living Bloggily

On the Blog as We Know It Coming to an End

Today is the final day in the year-long experiment that was titled, naturally, A Year of Living Bloggily. I’ll start off with a song I recently fell in love with.  It reminds me of my friend Jason (he once gave … Continue reading

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On Discouragement (with bits of whimsy)

I write about this because I’m not in a discouraging mood at the moment (either a danger to myself or others).  Sure, I’ve been procrastinating on writing today, playing games instead, and dreading the moment that my fingers touch the … Continue reading

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On What I Dearly Wanted This Blog to Be But Did Not Know It

This is what I wanted my blog to be: Go ahead and click on it.  There you will find awesomeness.  Be sure to also check out the two About pages as they will enlighten you beyond all enlightenhood. I am … Continue reading

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On the Importance of an Agent Loving What You Love

Namely, that thing you’ve written that you call a novel.  That is a novel.  By all accounts and records, by all measurements and tests, that collection of words broken up into chapters that has a definite beginning and a definite … Continue reading

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On Finishing What One Started Oh So Long Ago

I’ve been using the Write 1 Sub 1 challenge in a few different ways.  At first, it helped drag a few flash fiction pieces out of me for a magazine that solicited me.  Then it served as a bolster to … Continue reading

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Shortcut #54: Ghost Hunters

Having loved The Poisoner’s Handbook, I made it my mission to seek out other books by Deborah Blum and read them. I know you weren’t expecting that.  I bet you expected me to say eat them or enshrine them or … Continue reading

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Literary Warfare: Lake Effect

If I wasn’t in volume 15 of Lake Effect, I probably never would’ve picked it up to read. I will admit it: I’m a sucker for appearance.  Those journals that have matte covers or are objects of art in themselves … Continue reading

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